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La France contemporaine /
William F. Edmiston, Annie Duménil.
edition
4th ed.
imprint
Boston : Heinle/Cengage Learning, c2010.
description
xvi, 317 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 24 cm.
ISBN
1428231234, 9781428231238
format(s)
Book
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imprint
Boston : Heinle/Cengage Learning, c2010.
isbn
1428231234
9781428231238
language note
French and English.
catalogue key
9754252
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Repères chronologiques Histoire ancienne Histoire moderne Les Années Mitterrand Les Années Chirac Le Début des années Sarkozy.Introduction: La France et les Etats-Unis.Part I: LA FRANCE ET L'EUROPE.1. La France physique.2. Paris. 3. Les Régions et les provinces.4. Les Langues de France. 5. L'Union européenne.Part II: LA VIE POLITIQUE.6. La République française. 7. L'Etat. 8. Les Partis politiques et les élections.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'Éducation.Part V: L'INFORMATION ET LA TECHNOLOGIE.15. Les Médias. 16. La Technologie et le commerce.Lexique.Liste des sigles.
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Summaries
Main Description
Immerse yourself in the France of today with LA FRANCE CONTEMPORAINE! 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.
Main Description
Immerse yourself in the France of today with LA FRANCE CONTEMPORAINE 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. Benefits: NEW The text has been thoroughly updated with coverage of recent events affecting the Francophone world. Coverage includes thoughtful consideration of the social, economic, and political difficulties as well as possibilities in contemporary France. NEW The text has been thoroughly updated with coverage of recent events affecting the Francophone world. Coverage includes thoughtful consideration of the social, economic, and political difficulties as well as possibilities in contemporary France. NEW New cultural information has been added and topics now include information on French lifestyle and hobbies, French cinema, and the arts and their role in contemporary French society. NEW The companion website has been updated to be completely accessible and user friendly. NEW A photo gallery (Gallerie de photos) features fascinating, full-color images for you to use as a starting point for discussion and analysis of contemporary French culture. The selection of topics includes information on the structure of political and social systems at work in France today, as well as aspects of everyday life, economics, and technology, giving you a full picture of French society. The clear, comprehensible prose allows you to focus on the content of each chapter, and end-of-chapter comprehension and discussion activities are helpful both for review and to deepen your understanding of the material. The organization of LA
Table of Contents
RepFres chronologiques Histoire ancienne Histoire moderne Les AnnTes Mitterrand Les AnnTes Chirac Le DTbut des annTes Sarkozy
Introduction: La France et les Etats-Unis
La France Et L'Europe
La France physique
Paris
Les RTgions et les provinces
Les Langues de France
L'Union europTenne
La Vie Politique
La RTpublique frantaise
L'Etat
Les Partis politiques et les Tlections
La Vie Sociale
La Famille
Le Travail et le temps libre
La Protection sociale
La Vie Culturelle
Les Religions
L'Immigration
L'+ducation
L'Information Et La Technologie
Les MTdias
La Technologie et le commerce
Lexique
Liste des sigles
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