The Cult of the Nation in France: Inventing Nationalism, 1680-1800

 
The Cult of the Nation in France: Inventing Nationalism, 1680-1800 by David Bell
Author: 
Published: 
October, 2003
ISBN: 
978-0674012370
Publisher: 
Harvard University Press

In a work of lucid prose and striking originality, Bell offers the first comprehensive survey of patriotism and national sentiment in early modern France, and shows how the dialectical relationship between nationalism and religion left a complex legacy that still resonates in debates over French national identity today.

Area of Interest: 
Cultural History
Political History
Religion
Period: 
17th & 18th Centuries
Region: 
Europe