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France 1848–1945

Theodore Zeldin


This volume discusses ambition, love, and politics in France during 1848–1945. It is hoped that this may serve to throw some light on the question of how the French differed from other nations in this period. But it is believed that the role of the intellectuals is something that particularly needs to be studied in France, as a basis for getting beyond the confusing and interminable conflicts of which its history seems to be composed. For not only have the intellectuals played a leading part in these conflicts, but they have also interpreted and labelled them in such a way as to influence all ... More

Keywords: France, ambition, love, politics, French, intellectuals, history

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1973 Print ISBN-13: 9780198221043
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221043.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Theodore Zeldin, author
St Antony's College, Oxford