Regions of France: A Reference Guide to History and Culture Wayne Northcutt

ISBN: 9781280928055

Published: January 10th 2010

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310 pages


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Regions of France: A Reference Guide to History and Culture  by  Wayne Northcutt

Regions of France: A Reference Guide to History and Culture by Wayne Northcutt
January 10th 2010 | ebook | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 310 pages | ISBN: 9781280928055 | 4.79 Mb

This is a reference work that French teachers, students and librarians should find useful for student assignments on the regions of France. A one-stop, easy-to-use reference organized by region, it offers in-depth and comprehensive coverage of theMoreThis is a reference work that French teachers, students and librarians should find useful for student assignments on the regions of France.

A one-stop, easy-to-use reference organized by region, it offers in-depth and comprehensive coverage of the main aspects of cultural life (including cuisine and recipes), social customs, history, politics and the economy of each region.

There is no other reference like it in either English or French. It makes the 22 regions of France accessible to students and others interested in modern and contemporary France, and helps them to understand the complexities of France today and the role of the various regions in the nations historical, political, economic and cultural development.

A map of each region and a selection of photographs complement the text.- The French often tell us that Paris is not France!. This guide allows the reader to see the great physical, cultural and linguistic variety that exists in France today. The chapter on each region is organized around specific categories: regional geography- history- recent politics- population- economy- culture (including cuisine)- architecture and noteworthy sites- and a bibliography for further reading. An introduction offers the reader an account of the origins of the regions and their role in France today, and an historical overview of France from earliest times to the present.

Appendixes include an historical time line and a catalogue of the rulers of France. An essential purchase for school and public libraries.



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