The Regions of France: A Reference Guide to History and Culture


This is the first complete reference book on the history, culture, and political and economic development of France's 22 regions. The Regions of France is a comprehensive and interdisciplinary resource, essential for school and public libraries. Designed to assist students and interested readers, The Regions of France is the only book on France in English or French that is organized into the 22 regions of the nation, making it a one-stop, easy-to-use reference source for gathering information on each region; examines each region's geography, history, recent politics, population, economy, culture (including cuisine) and customs, architecture and noteworthy sites, allowing the reader to see the great physical, cultural, and linguistic variety that exists in France today; and shows the impact of European integration on France and its regions.

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