The regions of France: a reference guide to history and by M. Wayne Northcutt

By M. Wayne Northcutt

This is often the only reference paintings that French lecturers, scholars and librarians desire for pupil assignments at the areas of France. A one-stop, easy-to-use reference consultant equipped via area, it deals in-depth and entire insurance of the cultural lifestyles (including delicacies and recipes), customs, historical past, politics, and the financial system of every area. there isn't any different reference paintings love it in both English or French. It makes the 22 areas of France obtainable to scholars and others drawn to glossy and modern France, and is helping them to appreciate the complexities of France this day and the position of a few of the areas within the nation's historic, political, fiscal, and cultural improvement. a variety of pictures enhances the textual content. The French frequently let us know, "Paris isn't really France!" This advisor permits the reader to determine the nice geographical, cultural, and linguistic type that exists in France this present day. each one bankruptcy specializes in a distinct area and is equipped round particular different types: neighborhood geography, background, fresh politics, inhabitants, economic system, tradition (including cuisine), structure and memorable websites, and extra examining. An creation bargains an historic assessment of France from earliest occasions to the current and a dialogue of the areas' function in France this present day. Appendixes contain an old time line and a listing of the rulers of France. an important buy for faculty and public libraries.

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Pour the milk into a skillet and bring it to a simmer over medium-high heat. Add the smoked haddock, cover, and reduce heat; simmer for 10 minutes. Wash and dry the spinach leaves. Cut the spinach into 1-inch strips and place in a salad bowl. Remove haddock from skillet, draining and removing the skin. Add haddock to the bowl of spinach and then add potatoes. Add remaining dressing and toss the salad, adding freshly ground pepper to taste. Serve accompanied by a baguette and white wine. Serves 4 to 6.

Reitel, Francçois. , La France dans ses régions, vol. 1. Paris: SEDES, 1994. , et al. L’Alsace, une histoire. Strasbourg: Oberlin, 1990. < previous page page_24 next page > < previous page page_25 next page > Page 25 Chapter 2 AQUITAINE REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY Aquitaine is located in the most southwestern portion of France and stretches from the Pyrenees mountains along the Spanish border in the south to the Poitou-Charentes region in the north. The western edge of the region borders the Atlantic Ocean.

Spanish-style bull fighting, in which the bull is killed, is also popular. The Basque country has produced a few writers of note, such as Pedro de Axular (seventeenth century) and Francis Jammes (1886–1938). De Axular, a parish priest in a small village, wrote Gero, a collection of religious folk tales that have become part of the Basque cultural revival. Jammes wrote topographical poems about towns and places in southwestern France. Some of the best descriptions of the Basque country and its inhabitants are provided by the writer Pierre Loti (1850–1923) in his work entitled Ramuntcho (1897).

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