France Contemporaine

France Contemporaine

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Immerse yourself in the France of today with LA FRANCE CONTEMPORAINE, International Edition! The text will improve your understanding of the Francophone world and your communication in French, using up-to-date information on the political, social, technological, economic, and rich cultural forces that affect this fascinating country and its people. End-of-chapter comprehension and discussion activities, sample quizzes, and an integrated companion website help you master the material and fully appreciate everything that makes France French.

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  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 162 x 234 x 14mm | 466g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • Heinle & Heinle Publishers Inc.,U.S.
  • Florence, United States
  • English, French
  • International ed of 4th revised ed
  • Illustrations, maps, ports.
  • 0495797340
  • 9780495797340
  • 619,466

Table of contents

Reperes chronologiques Histoire ancienne Histoire moderne Les Annees Mitterrand Les Annees Chirac Le Debut des annees Sarkozy. Introduction: La France et les Etats-Unis. Part I: LA FRANCE ET L'EUROPE. 1. La France physique. 2. Paris. 3. Les Regions et les provinces. 4. Les Langues de France. 5. L'Union europeenne. Part II: LA VIE POLITIQUE. 6. La Republique francaise. 7. L'Etat. 8. Les Partis politiques et les elections. Part III: LA VIE SOCIALE. 9. La Famille. 10. Le Travail et le temps libre. 11. La Protection sociale. Part IV: LA VIE CULTURELLE. 12. Les Religions. 13. L'Immigration. 14. L'Education. Part V: L'INFORMATION ET LA TECHNOLOGIE. 15. Les Medias. 16. La Technologie et le commerce. Lexique. Liste des sigles.

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About William F. Edmiston

Dr. Edmiston, now retired, is a specialist in eighteenth-century French literature. He has published books on Diderot, the French novel, and Sade. For 32 years, he taught an advanced undergraduate/graduate course on contemporary France. Dr. Dumenil is a retired professor of French linguistics (phonetics and phonology). She has published articles on French phonology, authored a French phonetics textbook, and coauthored two other textbooks.

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Reppres chronologiques Histoire ancienne Histoire moderne Les AnnUes Mitterrand Les AnnUes Chirac Le DUbut des annUes Sarkozy. Introduction: La France et les Etats-Unis. Part I: LA FRANCE ET L'EUROPE. 1. La France physique. 2. Paris. 3. Les RUgions et les provinces. 4. Les Langues de France. 5. L'Union europUenne. Part II: LA VIE POLITIQUE. 6. La RUpublique franpaise. 7. L'Etat. 8. Les Partis politiques et les Ulections. Part III: LA VIE SOCIALE. 9. La Famille. 10. Le Travail et le temps libre. 11. La Protection sociale. Part IV: LA VIE CULTURELLE. 12. Les Religions. 13. L'Immigration. 14. L'+ducation. Part V: L'INFORMATION ET LA TECHNOLOGIE. 15. Les MUdias. 16. La Technologie et le commerce. Lexique. Liste des sigles.

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