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Baubérot, Jean Histoire de la laïcité en France History of secularism and the conflict between clericalism and anticlericalism in France, from 1789 to the present day.
Background topics: French culture history and society. Published 26/04/2017. Price: £9.99
Beaurepaire, Pierre-Yves & Marzagalli, Silvia Atlas de la Révolution française: un bousculement mondial, 1770-1804 History and explanation of the ideas that led to the French Revolution, including the political, economic, social and cultural dynamics in France and Europe. Illustrated with maps.
Background topics: French culture history and society. Published 01/06/2016. Price: £29.99
Boeuf, Jean-Luc La France et ses territoires: 150 ans d'histoire France and its various territories, from 1865 to the present day.
Background topics: French culture history and society. Published 19/01/2017. Price: £19.99
Charreau, Marion Le français vu du ciel A beautiful full-size hardcover album to discover the French language with 40 creative illustrations to visualize the mechanisms of French.
Background topics: French culture history and society. Published 06/10/2016. Price: £27.65
Duboys Fresney, Laurence Atlas des Français: pratiques, passions, idées, préjugés This book describes recent developments in demography, economics and human geography, analyzed from a sociological point of view: (residential mobility, fertility, marital status and families, purchasing power.) and the attitudes of the French towards their institutions: the State, justice, health, school, trade union or politics.
Background topics: French culture history and society. Published 30/01/2013. Price: £17.50
Duhamel, O., & Lecerf, É. (eds) L'État de l'opinion 2017 Annual survey of French public opinion on politics, economy and society, with analysis and commentaries.
Background topics: French culture history and society. Published 24/01/2017. Price: £29.99
Ekland, Louise A moi les petits Français! British presenter who lives in France on the immortal subject of the United Kingdom- France relationship.
Background topics: French culture history and society. Published 10/05/2017. Price: £16.99
Goubert, P. Initiation à l'histoire de la France Crosses historical sources with research in social sciences. Includes a chronology and genealogical tables.
Background topics: French culture history and society. Published 01/10/2013. Price: £11.99
Hampshire, David Living and working in France This book is guaranteed to hasten your introduction to la vie francaise, irrespective of whether you're planning to stay for a few months or indefinitely. Adjusting to day-to day-life in France just got a whole lot simpler!
Background topics: French culture history and society. Published 04/05/2017. Price: £14.95
Huchon, M. Histoire de la langue française A pocket history of French language, its evolution and the origins of its varieties.
Background topics: French culture history and society. Published 2002. Price: £9.99
Jeffroy, G., & Unter Bulles de France Covers aspects of French culture and everyday life using comic-strip format. Offers a variety of tasks covering culture, grammar points, vocabulary etc., for levels A2-C2 of the Common European Framework.
Background topics: French culture history and society. Published 2015. Price: £19.50
Julaud, Jean-Joseph L'histoire de France illustrée pour les nuls Summary of the main events in the history of France, illustrated with anecdotes and portraits of key figures. Contains a useful quiz at the end.
Background topics: French culture history and society. Published 22/10/2015. Price: £27.99
Las Cases, Emmanuel Mémorial de Sainte-Hélène The memories of Napoleon Bonaparte collected by the Comte of Las Cases during his stay in Sainte Hélène.
Background topics: French culture history and society. Published 12/05/2016. Price: £11.50
Ligny, Cécile de & Manuela Rousselot La littérature française An annotated and illustrated chronology of French literature from the Middle Ages to the beginning of the 21st century, presenting the main themes, writers and works of each era.
Background topics: French culture history and society. Published 03/08/2016. Price: £12.99
Loyer, Emanuelle Une brève histoire culturelle de l'Europe Concise history of European culture.
Background topics: French culture history and society. Published 06/09/2017. Price: £13.50
Maalouf, Amin Un fauteuil sur la Seine : quatre siècles d'histoire de France In tracing the history of his predecessors in the 29th chair of the French Academy, Maalouf revisits the political and intellectual history of France since 1634 .
Background topics: French culture history and society. Published 06/03/2016. Price: £18.50
Mamère, Noël & Patrick Farbiaz Contre Zemmour : réponse au Suicide français This text is a deconstruction of the arguments of the book "Le suicide Français" by Zemmour on topics such as nationalism, xenophobia, immigration and globalization followed by an analysis of the reasons of the success of Eric Zemmour.
Background topics: French culture history and society. Published 27/11/2014. Price: £8.99
Mérienne, Patrick Atlas de l'histoire de France: de la Gaule à la France du XXIe siècle 53 maps detailing significant events in the history of France. With six genealogical tables of the kings of France.
Background topics: French culture history and society. Published 19/06/2015. Price: £5.99
Mermet, G. Francoscopie 2030: Nous, aujourd'hui et demain Bestselling reference book containing everything you need to know about France and the French: the individual, family, society, work, money and free time.
Background topics: French culture history and society. Published 20/10/2018. Price: £27.50
Meyer, D.C. Clés pour la France en 80 icônes culturelles: Pour comprendre la France et les Français Aimed at helping students learn about French culture, Meyer presents 80 short texts followed by comprehension exercises and tasks. He focuses on a wide range of cultural icons from Tintin to Coco Chanel, via escargots and the TGV.
Background topics: French culture history and society. Published 2010. Price: £22.50
Nadeau, J.-B., & J. Barlow Sixty million Frenchmen can’t be wrong Bestseller decrypting the puzzle of contradictions that make up contemporary France.
Background topics: French culture history and society. Published 2004. Price: £9.99
Noutchié Njiké, J. Civilisation progressive de la francophonie Examines life in French-speaking countries around the world. With plenty of exercises.
Background topics: French culture history and society. Published 26/07/2016. Click on entry for price details.
Onfray, Michel Brève encyclopédie du monde: Volume 2, Décadence: vie et mort du judéo-christianisme An analysis of the global history of the Western world with its culmination and contemporary nihilism.
Background topics: French culture history and society. Published 11/01/2017. Price: £21.50
Onfray, Michel La parole au peuple Personal account on the importance of education and reading by one of the most recognisable voices of modern France.
Background topics: French culture history and society. Published 06/04/2017. Price: £11.50
Paul, André La Bible A synthesis to discover the cultural, historical and religious importance of the Bible, through an overview of the different forms of the text, the Old and New Testament, commented extracts and possible interpretations.
Background topics: French culture history and society. Published 09/10/2014. Price: £12.99
Pavard, B. Mai 68 (QSJ) Accessible and detailed synthesis about the Mai 68 revolt.
Background topics: French culture history and society. Published 15/04/2018. Price: £9.99
Reynaert, François Nos ancêtres les gaulois et autres fadaises French history without the clichés.
Background topics: French culture history and society. Published 2012. Price: £9.50
Various Chronologie de l'histoire française: du origines à nos jours The most important events in the French history presented in chronological order.
Background topics: French culture history and society. Published 27/09/2017. Price: £16.50
Various Chronologie de la littérature française: du Moyen Âge à nos jours The most important French authors and works presented in chronological order.
Background topics: French culture history and society. Published 27/08/2014. Price: £17.50
Various Civilisation progressive du Français Short texts on a wide variety of aspects of life and culture in France, richly illustrated with many colour photos, authentic documents, maps and charts. Includes numerous exercises for comprehension.
Background topics: French culture history and society. Click on entry for price details.
Various Histoire de France A junior encyclopedia that traces the history of France from prehistory to the present day.
Background topics: French culture history and society. Published 14/04/2017. Price: £11.50
Various L'histoire de France: retenir l'essentiel Benchmarks in the history of France, from antiquity through the Middle Ages to the modern world.
Background topics: French culture history and society. Published 03/08/2016. Price: £12.99
Various Lettres à la France: de Jeanne d'Arc à Abd Al Malik 47 texts, songs, poems and letters written by writers, thinkers, politicians and artists on the glories and tragedies of French History.
Background topics: French culture history and society. Published 13/01/2016. Price: £3.95
Various Littérature progressive de la Francophonie Introduces and explains a large selection of texts from francophone literature, grouped according to theme or genre. A double page spread is used for each text, with an extract, author biography and vocabulary points on the left hand page, and guided activities on the right. Level B1/B2.
Background topics: French culture history and society. Published 26/07/2016. Price: £22.50

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