How the French think an affectionate portrait of an intellectual people (Book, 2015) [WorldCat.org]
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How the French think an affectionate portrait of an intellectual people

Author: Sudhir Hazareesingh
Publisher: [London] Allen Lane 2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the French commitment to rationalism and ideology, their belief in the State, their cult of heroes and their contempt for materialism. This book describes their fetishes, their fondness for  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sudhir Hazareesingh
ISBN: 9781846146022 184614602X
OCLC Number: 1028496197
Language Note: Engelsk tekst
Notes: Har noter, register
Description: XV, 426 s. illustrations
Responsibility: Sudhir Hazareesingh.

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It is unusual to laugh aloud when reading a history of ideas, but I did so more than once when reading How the French Think. Its sweep is thrilling and its expositions lucid, but it carries its Read more...

 
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