Funerals, politics, and memory in modern France, 1789-1996

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This study of the state funerals that were celebrated in France between the revolution and the death of Mitterand investigates the funerals of a number of prominent figures which became major public events.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationOxford
PublisherOxford University Press
Number of pages425
ISBN (Print) 9780198203285, 0198203284 , 0191542148, 128044505X
StatePublished - 2000

ULI Keywords

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  • Death -- Symbolic aspects -- France
  • Funeral rites and ceremonies -- France -- History
  • Political culture -- France


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