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Maurice Halbwachs (; 11 March 1877 - 16 March 1945) was a French philosopher and sociologist known for developing the concept of collective memory.

Born in Reims, Halbwachs attended the École Normale Supérieure in Paris. There he studied philosophy with Henri Bergson, who influenced him greatly. He aggregated in Philosophy in 1901. He taught at various lycées before traveling to Germany in 1904, where he studied at the University of Göttingen and worked on cataloging Leibniz's papers. He was nominated to co-edit an edition of Leibniz's work which never came to fruition. He returned to France in 1905 where he met Émile Durkheim and became interested in sociology. He soon joined the editorial board of L'Année Sociologique, where he worked with François Simiand editing the Economics and Statistics section. In 1909, he returned to Germany to study Marxism and economics in Berlin.

Throughout World War I, Halbwachs worked at the War Ministry. Shortly after the end of the war, he became professor of sociology and pedagogy at the University of Strasbourg. He remained in this position for over a decade, taking leave for a year as a visiting professor at the University of Chicago, when he was called to the Sorbonne in 1935. There he taught sociology and worked closely with Marcel Mauss and served as the editor of Annales de Sociologie, the successor journal to L'Année Sociologique. In 1944 he received one of France's highest honors, a chair at the Collège de France in Social Psychology. A longtime socialist, Halbwachs was detained by the Gestapo after the Nazi occupation of Paris and deported to Buchenwald, where he died of dysentery in 1945.

Part of his books were offered by his widow to the library of the Centre d'études sociologiques and are now held at the Human and Social Sciences Library Paris Descartes-CNRS.

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Total Books: 21
L'homme Moyen
2009 - L'homme Moyen [French Edition] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781117779317
ISBN-10: 1117779319
Genre: Nonfiction
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La Topographie lgendaire des Evangiles en Terre sainte
2009 - La Topographie Lgendaire Des Evangiles En Terre Sainte [French Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782130568735
ISBN-10: 2130568734
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Maurice Halbwachs - Aspekte des Werks
2003 - Maurice Halbwachs - Aspekte Des Werks (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783896698957
ISBN-10: 3896698958
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Les Causes du suicide
2002 - Les Causes Du Suicide (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782130520900
ISBN-10: 2130520901
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Kollektive Psychologie
2001 - Kollektive Psychologie (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783879406227
ISBN-10: 3879406227
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Entwurf einer Psychologie sozialer Klassen
2001 - Entwurf Einer Psychologie Sozialer Klassen (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783879405817
ISBN-10: 3879405816
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L'Evolution pdagogique en France
1999 - L'evolution Pdagogique En France (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782130424604
ISBN-10: 2130424600
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Memorie di famiglia
1996 - Memorie Di Famiglia (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788871446561
ISBN-10: 8871446569
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Les Cadres sociaux de la mmoire
1994 - Les Cadres Sociaux De La Mmoire (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9782226074904
ISBN-10: 2226074902
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On Collective Memory
1992 - On Collective Memory [Heritage of Sociology Series] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780226115948
ISBN-10: 0226115941
Genre: Nonfiction
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The Causes of Suicide
The Causes of Suicide (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780029135402
ISBN-10: 0029135400
Genre: Health, Fitness & Dieting
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The collective memory
The Collective Memory [Harper colophon books ; CN/800] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780060908003
ISBN-10: 0060908009
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Les Causes Du Suicide The Causes of Suicide
Les Causes Du Suicide the Causes of Suicide [European Sociology] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780405065118
ISBN-10: 0405065116
Genre: History
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La memoire collective
La Memoire Collective [Bibliotheque de L'evolution de l'humanite] (Other)
ISBN-13: 9782226093202
ISBN-10: 2226093206
Genre: Nonfiction
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Les Cadres Sociaux De La Memoire [Archontes ; 5 - French Edition] (Paperback)Paperback