""D'"acculturation" à "zoo", en passant par "intellectuels" ou "médias", par "écologie" ou "genre", par "Belle Époque" ou "Mai 68", ce premier dictionnaire consacré à l'histoire culturelle de la France, du XIXe siècle à nos jours, rassemble quelque 300 articles rédigés par 150 spécialistes du domaine" [publisher's description]
The Cambridge Companion to Modern French Culture
by Nicholas Hewitt (Editor)
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.
With more than two hundred entries by leading intellectuals in the French- and English-speaking world, this new volume presents an extensive guide to twentieth-century French thought. Covers and critiques the intellectual figures, movements, and publications that helped shape and define fields as diverse as history and historiography, psychoanalysis, film, literary theory, cognitive and life sciences, literary criticism, philosophy, and economics.
Encyclopedia of Contemporary French Culture
by Alex Hughes (Editor); Keith Reader (Editor)
This is the first in a series of reference books that offer both an introduction to their subject and a road-map to further study. Designed specifically with students in mind, this book contains about 350 concise and accessible explanations of the key issues, events, and concepts in France since 1918, and around 450 brief entries on key individuals and other items.
Contemporary France is an accessible, interdisciplinary introduction to contemporary France, providing systematic coverage of culture, society, economy, and politics set in a historical and geographical context.