Contributor biographical information for Rethinking France = Les lieux de memoire / translated by Mary Trouille ; under the direction of Pierre Nora ; translation directed by David P. Jordan.


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Pierre Nora is editorial director at Éditions Gallimard. Since 1977, he has been directeur d'Études at the École des Hautes Études en Science Sociales. He is the founding editor of Le DÉbat and has directed the editorial work on Les Lieux de mÉmoire since 1984. In 2001 he was elected to the AcadÉmie Française. David P. Jordan is the LAS Distinguished Professor of French History at the University of Illinois at Chicago and the author of Transforming Paris and The Revolutionary Career of Maximilien Robespierre, both published by the University of Chicago Press.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
France -- Civilization -- Philosophy.
Memory.
Symbolism.
National characteristics, French.
Nationalism -- France.