Pierre Nora

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Pierre Nora
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Pierre Nora in June 2011
Born (1931-11-17) 17 November 1931 (age 88)
NationalityFrench
OccupationHistorian
Known forMember of the Académie française

Pierre Nora (born 17 November 1931) is a French historian. He was elected to the Académie française on 7 June 2001. He is known for his work on French identity and memory.[1] His name is associated with the study of new history. He is the brother of the late Simon Nora, former French officer.

From 1965 to 1977 he was first assistant and then lecturer at the Institut d'Études Politiques de Paris (Paris Institute of Political Science). Since 1977 he has been the director of studies at the École des hautes études en sciences sociales (School of higher studies in social sciences).

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  1. Tai, Hue-Tam Ho (June 2001). "Remembered Realms: Pierre Nora and French National Memory". The American Historical Review. Archived from the original on 2007-08-13. Essay on the English translation of Lieux de Mémoire as Realms of Memory, edited by Pierre Nora Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)

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