Realms of Memory

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Publisher  Columbia University Press
Publication Date   May 1, 1998
ISBN  0231109261
Pages  751

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This volume, the third part of Realms of Memory, focuses on the emblems that signify Frenchness to people around the world. It includes 13 essays on cultural icons from Joan of Arc to Descartes; the national motto of Liberty, Equality, Fraternity; the tricolour flag; and the French language itself. The closing essay on commemoration provides an overview of the series.

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