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The French Crisis of Intolerance By Natasha Malinda
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The 2005 riots in France threw light on the question of inequality and systematic discrimination in France, that is rooted in its political history. Written in 2006, this book is a case study thesis... More > analysing the situation in France post-riots and discussing how it fits into human rights policy in the EU and the reaction in Brussels to the violence.< Less
1914 By John French
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For a memoir of World War I, Sir John French's book 1914: The Early Campaigns of the Great War, does a fairly good job of recounting the facts, however skewed they may be. French, whose full name and... More > titles are quite daunting, was Field Marshal John Denton Pinkstone French, 1st Earl of Ypres KP, GCB, OM, GCVO, KCMG, ADC, PC (1852 – 1925). He was Commader-in-Chief of the BEF (British Expeditionary Forces) against the Germain advances through Continental Europe. French, who was stubborn and hotheaded, ordered maneuvers which weren't the best course of action, for which he was eventually switched out for another commander. Though he was the obvious choice for Commander-in-Chief at the time, French was fighting a 20th century war with a 19th century mindset. Images of him at the time portray him mounted on horseback, a billowing feather in his hat… meanwhile the tanks and tear gas are just over the horizon.< Less
A French Huguenot Legacy By Debra Guiou(n) Stufflebean
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From the Knights Templar to serving in the militia under George Washington, the Huguenot’s have been keepers of the faith, fighters for freedom, and left their mark on history. The Huguenots... More > were massacred in France in the 17th century when the Royals declared “one king, one law, one religion.” Fleeing for their lives, and for the right to worship as Protestants, many walked away from lives of nobility. Jacques Guyon settled on Staten Island; Louis Guion settled first in Rye, then New Rochelle, NY. Follow their journeys and the lives of their descendants in a true French-American saga. Of particular interest to genealogists, with a supporting appendix, especially for those families who intermarried with the Guion’s.< Less
French for international exams By Agnès Charpentier
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This book is aimed at students who have already attained the B1 level  of the European Framework for the French language and wish to sit for exams offered by various international... More > institutions. It also contains specific explanations for English-speaking students.  The first part provides grammar review on specific points of morphology and syntax, which, while apparently elementary, continue to constitute stumbling blocks for many exam candidates.     Other types of exercises focus on skills that will enable them to understand and use more complex structures, thus achieving a higher level of mastery in their written expression.   The book is intended for a specialized audience.  In fact,  these exercises most often draw upon the lexicon of economics, history and politics.  The second and third parts of the book focus on vocabulary, idiomatic forms and techniques specific to the French essay. The book is designed for individual use and provides an answer key to the exercises and examples composition.< Less
Sons of Assumption: A History of a French Parochial High School In Massachusetts By Nancy Rocheleau
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Sons of Assumption explores the rich history of Assumption High School, then later Assumption Prep, which prepared boys for the priesthood for almost sixty-five years before closing in 1970. With... More > classes taught in French, it was not uncommon for Canadian and French families to entrust the school to turn their sons into godly men. In their own words, the graduates describe their feelings of homesickness, struggles with discipline, and how their experiences allowed them to succeed in their careers. The author doesn’t just provide a careful retelling of the graduates’ experiences, she also delves into the history of Worcester, Massachusetts, and how the school’s buildings that its alumni hold so dear have since been repurposed. As a distinctive and proud Franco-American Catholic boarding school, Assumption High offered its pupils an education that was rigorous, religious, and designed to preserve the French-Canadian language and culture that its students and their families cherished.< Less
Sons of Assumption: A History of a French Parochial High School in Massachusetts By Nancy Rocheleau
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Sons of Assumption explores the rich history of Assumption High School, then later Assumption Prep, which prepared boys for the priesthood for almost sixty-five years before closing in 1970. With... More > classes taught in French, it was not uncommon for Canadian and French families to entrust the school to turn their sons into godly men. In their own words, the graduates describe their feelings of homesickness, struggles with discipline, and how their experiences allowed them to succeed in their careers. The author doesn’t just provide a careful retelling of the graduates’ experiences, she also delves into the history of Worcester, Massachusetts, and how the school’s buildings that its alumni hold so dear have since been repurposed. As a distinctive and proud Franco-American Catholic boarding school, Assumption High offered its pupils an education that was rigorous, religious, and designed to preserve the French-Canadian language and culture that its students and their families cherished.< Less
Sons of Assumption: A History of a French Parochial High School in Massachusetts By Nancy Rocheleau
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Sons of Assumption explores the rich history of Assumption High School, then later Assumption Prep, which prepared boys for the priesthood for almost sixty-five years before closing in 1970. With... More > classes taught in French, it was not uncommon for Canadian and French families to entrust the school to turn their sons into godly men. In their own words, the graduates describe their feelings of homesickness, struggles with discipline, and how their experiences allowed them to succeed in their careers. The author doesn’t just provide a careful retelling of the graduates’ experiences, she also delves into the history of Worcester, Massachusetts, and how the school’s buildings that its alumni hold so dear have since been repurposed. As a distinctive and proud Franco-American Catholic boarding school, Assumption High offered its pupils an education that was rigorous, religious, and designed to preserve the French-Canadian language and culture that its students and their families cherished.< Less
History of Pioneers of La Chanson Francaise and French Music from 1880 to 1980 By Maximillien De Lafayette
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History of Pioneers of La Chanson Française and French Music from 1880 to 1980. 100 Years of French Music and Entertainment. It covers all the aspects and facets of history of French music,... More > acts, songwriters, composers, entertainers, and the biggest stars of the era. Fabulous vintage photos add an extra dimension of glamour and beauty to this stunning book, written by an authority in the field who authored more than 90 books on showbiz, world entertainment, Hollywood, Paris, and superstars, and who has to his credits 163 bestsellers. Published by Times Square Press. New York, Paris, Berlin.< Less
History and Anthology of French Song and Cabaret From 1780 to the Present Day By Maximillien De Lafayette
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History and Anthology of French Song and Cabaret From 1780 to the Present Day: Origin, History, Music, Acts, Songwriters, Composers, Entertainers, Biggest Stars, and Human Drama!! Part One. The... More > world’s first book of its kind. Comprehensive and illustrated history and story of the French music, song, cabaret, composers, singers, entertainers, dancers, songwriters, producers from 1760 to the present day. It contains information, and photos (Hundreds upon hundreds of Rare, vintage photos) not readily available in books written in English. A massive and fun set of 3 volumes, illustrating all the aspects of the French showbiz-cabaret-cafes, the drama, ups and downs, and the lives of the most colorful and provocative stars, celebrities, and legends of the era. This volume includes: Early pioneers of French music and La Chanson Française. Music, composers, singers and songs from 1760 to 1900. Le Cabaret and its legends.< Less
Bible History in French by Guyart Des Moulins at France about 1300. By Richard Estes
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Book #1733: Bible History in French. The Author was Guyart Des Moulins. It was made at France about 1300. National Library at Paris, France - Francais 152. It has 525 leaves but you will see 295... More > special color pages. Please look at these 10 Beautiful color pages at the beginning of my Book!< Less

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