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Vous n’aurez jamais notre cœur (You Will Never Have Our Heart) Posted by on Apr 3, 2013

Last week, while evoking l’Alsace et la Lorraine, and raising the question of whether they were originally French or German, we characterized the temporary loss of these two territories as provoking to many a French person a corresponding “temporary loss of sanity.” For nearly half a century, a heavy wind of revanchisme (from the word…

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