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community

Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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French and the civilizing mission

in Modern France

October 2011; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945); European History; Political Geography. 5957 words.

‘French and the civilizing mission’ outlines France's attempts to transmit their culture around the world. The Revolution adopted some ideas from the Old Regime, including an obsession with...

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Conclusion

Vanessa Schwartz.

in Modern France

October 2011; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945); European History; Political Geography. 691 words.

The ‘Conclusion’ summarizes what can be learned of post-Revolution France. The realities of modern France are more complex than nationalist pageants show. Power comes to those who unite...

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