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Ideologies and Mentalities Michel Vovelle

Ideologies and Mentalities

Michel Vovelle

Published December 15th 1990
ISBN : 9780226865713
Hardcover
272 pages
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Debates among French historians over the significance of mentalities began in the 1960s. The focus of the history of mentalities has ranged from the history of culture to that of attitudes, forms of behavior, and collective representation. In thisMoreDebates among French historians over the significance of mentalities began in the 1960s. The focus of the history of mentalities has ranged from the history of culture to that of attitudes, forms of behavior, and collective representation. In this important collection of essays, Annales historian Michel Vovelle contributes new currents to the debate, showing that for Marxists, such as himself, the field need not be confined to economic and social structures, but can accommodate qualitative with quantitative history.