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As one of the most powerful countries in Europe, France is a key player in the EU. In fact, it was one of the EU's founding members. France has a long history filled with kings, inventors, and revolutions. Today, citizens are asking what it means to be French, as more and more immigrants move to France.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781422222423
Publisher: Mason Crest Publishers
Publication date: 01/28/2012
Series: Major European Union Nations Series
Pages: 64
Product dimensions: 8.25(w) x 8.27(h) x 0.37(d)
Age Range: 10 - 14 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction 8

1 Modern Issues 11

2 France's History and Government 21

3 The Economy 35

4 France's People and Culture 43

5 looking to the future 53

Time Line 58

Further Reading/Internet Resources 59

Glossary 60

Index 62

Picture Credits 63

About the Authors and the Consultant 64

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