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The Cambridge Companion to Modern French Culture (Cambridge Companions to Culture)

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Specially commissioned essays by specialists focus on a wide range of political, historical and cultural questions in this Companion. The book provides information and analysis on such topics as French national identity, architecture, the mass media, food, literature, cinema, intellectual culture and music. It features supplementary material that includes a chronology, illustrations and suggestions for further reading.

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This volume is a useful source of materials for courses on all aspects of modern France.

Synopsis:

This book provides a comprehensive account of the culture of modern France. Specially- commissioned essays by leading specialists focus on a wide range of political, historical and cultural questions. The volume provides information and analysis on such topics as national identity, architecture, the mass media, food, literature, cinema, intellectual culture and music. The volume is well supported by supplementary material including a chronology, illustrations and suggestions for further reading. The Cambridge Companion to Modern French Culture is an invaluable source of materials for courses on all aspects of modern France.

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'The Cambridge Companion to Modern French Culture provides information and analysis on such topics as national identity, architecture, the mass media, food, literature, cinema, intellectual culture and music. The volume is well supported by supplementary material including a chronology, illustrations and suggestions for further reading.\n

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This volume is an invaluable source of materials for courses on all aspects of modern France.

About the Author

Professor Nicholas Hewitt is Dean of the Faculty of Arts at Nottingham University.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations; Chronology; Introduction: approaching modern French culture Nicholas Hewitt; 1. Modern France: history, culture and identity, 1900-1945 Nicholas Hewitt; 2. Culture and identity in postwar France Giles Bousquet; 3. Architecture, planning and design Anthony Sutcliffe; 4. The mass media Jean-Claude Sergent; 5. Consumer culture: food, drink and fashion Hugh Dauncey and Keith Reader; 6.

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ISBN:
9780521794657
Editor:
Hewitt, Nicholas
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Editor:
Hewitt, Nicholas
Author:
Hewitt, Nicholas
Location:
Cambridge, UK
Subject:
Europe - France
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
Civilization
Subject:
France
Subject:
Intellectual life
Subject:
European
Subject:
European - General
Subject:
Arts, French.
Subject:
France Intellectual life 20th century.
Subject:
France Civilization 20th century.
Subject:
World History-France
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Hardback
Series:
Cambridge Companions to Culture
Series Volume:
IMS-20
Publication Date:
20121131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
353
Dimensions:
9.24x5.96x.91 in. 1.32 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This volume is a useful source of materials for courses on all aspects of modern France.
"Synopsis" by , This book provides a comprehensive account of the culture of modern France. Specially- commissioned essays by leading specialists focus on a wide range of political, historical and cultural questions. The volume provides information and analysis on such topics as national identity, architecture, the mass media, food, literature, cinema, intellectual culture and music. The volume is well supported by supplementary material including a chronology, illustrations and suggestions for further reading. The Cambridge Companion to Modern French Culture is an invaluable source of materials for courses on all aspects of modern France.
"Synopsis" by , 'The Cambridge Companion to Modern French Culture provides information and analysis on such topics as national identity, architecture, the mass media, food, literature, cinema, intellectual culture and music. The volume is well supported by supplementary material including a chronology, illustrations and suggestions for further reading.\n

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"Synopsis" by , This volume is an invaluable source of materials for courses on all aspects of modern France.
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