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How to Build a Nation
A Certain Idea of Charles de Gaulle

Julian Jackson’s splendid biography captures the stubborn power of the statesman who willed postwar France into being, constructing a national identity that was both sovereigntist and cosmopolitan.

Appeared in: Volume 15, Number 4 | Published on: January 23, 2020
Walter M. Hudson teaches at the Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy, part of National Defense University. The opinions expressed in this article are his alone and not those of National Defense University or the Department of Defense.
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