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Author Brown, Howard G., author

Title Mass violence & the self : from the French wars of religion to the Paris Commune / Howard G. Brown
Published Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2018
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 283 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates)
Contents Massacres and the French wars of religion -- The Fronde and the crisis of 1652 -- The Thermidorians' terror -- The Paris Commune and the "bloody week" of 1871
Summary "Examines the visual and textual media depicting personal suffering caused by incidents of mass violence in France from 1560 to 1880 that helped to provoke repeated collective traumas, which in turn forged new social identities and fostered the psychological processes of the modern self"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on January 23, 2019)
Subject Collective memory -- France -- History.
Group identity -- France -- History.
Identity (Psychology) -- France -- History.
Political violence -- France -- History.
Psychic trauma -- France -- History.
Self (Philosophy) -- France -- History
Violence -- France -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2018017113
ISBN 1501730703 (electronic book)
9781501730702 (electronic book)
(kindle edition)
(hardcover ;) (alkaline paper)
(kindle edition)
Other Titles Mass violence and the self