La France contemporaine (5th edition)

La France contemporaine (5th edition)

By: Annie Dumenil (author), William Edmiston (author)Paperback

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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.

About Author

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.

Contents

REPERES CHRONOLOGIQUES. Histoire ancienne. Histoire modern. Les Annees Mitterrand. Les Annees Chirac. Les Annees Sarkozy. Les Annees Hollande. 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 et la sexualite. 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.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781305251083
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 336
  • ID: 9781305251083
  • weight: 454
  • ISBN10: 1305251083
  • edition: 5th edition

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