How The French Think: An Affectionate Portrait Of An Intellectual People

Paperback | July 26, 2016

bySudhir Hazareesingh

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WINNER OF THE GRAND PRIX DU LIVRE D'IDÉES The French: serious and frivolous, charming and infuriating, rational and mystical, pessimistic, pleasure-loving - and perhaps more than any other people, intellectual. This original and entertaining book shows exactly what makes the French so ... French.

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WINNER OF THE GRAND PRIX DU LIVRE D'IDÉES The French: serious and frivolous, charming and infuriating, rational and mystical, pessimistic, pleasure-loving - and perhaps more than any other people, intellectual. This original and entertaining book shows exactly what makes the French so ... French.

Sudhir Hazareesingh was born in Mauritius. He is a Fellow of the British Academy and has been a Fellow and Tutor in Politics at Balliol College, Oxford, since 1990. Among his books are The Legend of Napoleon (Granta, 2004) and Le Mythe Gaullien (Gallimard, 2010). He won the Prix du Mémorial d'Ajaccio and the Prix de la Fondation Napolé...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 7.7 × 5 × 1.1 inPublished:July 26, 2016Publisher:Penguin UkLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0241961068

ISBN - 13:9780241961063

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