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Content Pages of History of French Passions

by Theodore Zeldin

Volume One: Ambition and Love

Introduction

Part I

1 The Pretensions of the Bourgeoisie
2 Doctors
3 Notaries
4 The Rich
5 Industrialists
6 Bankers
7 The Ambitions of Ordinary Men
8 Bureaucrats
9 Peasants
10 Workers

Part II

11 Marriage and Morals
12 Children
13 Women

Volume Two: Intellect and Pride

1 The National Identity
2 Provincials
3 Attitudes to Foreigners
4 Education and Hope
5 Logic and Verbalism
6 Privilege and Culture
7 Universities

Volume Three: Taste and Corruption

1 Good and Bad Taste
2 Conformity and Superstition
3 Fashion and Beauty
4 Newspapers and Corruption
5 Science and Comfort
6 Happiness and Humour
7 Eating and Drinking

Volume Four: Politics and Anger

Preface

1 The Place of Politics in Life
2 Kings and Aristocrats
3 The Genius in Politics
4 Republicanism
5 Bonapartism
6 The Politicians of the Third Republic
7 Opportunism
8 Solidarism
9 Radicalism
10 Socialism

Epilogue

Volume Five: Anxiety and Hypocrisy

1 Private Lives
2 Individualism and the Emotions
3 Worry, Boredom and Hysteria
4 Hierarchy and Violence
5 Birth and Death
6 Religion and Anticlericalism
7 Technocracy
8 Gerontocracy
9 Hypocrisy

Conclusion