Culture And Customs Of France

Hardcover | August 31, 2006

byHaine, W. Scott

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The French are of perennial interest, for, among other things, their style, their cuisine and wine, and their cultural output. Culture and Customs of France is a thoroughly jam-packed narrative through the glories that France continues to offer the world. The volume is a boon for preparing country reports, a must-read for travelers, and perfect for culture studies. Chapters on the land, people, and history, religion, social customs, gender, family, and marriage, cinema and media, literature, food and fashion, architecture and art, and performing arts are current and pleasurable to read.

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The French are of perennial interest, for, among other things, their style, their cuisine and wine, and their cultural output. Culture and Customs of France is a thoroughly jam-packed narrative through the glories that France continues to offer the world. The volume is a boon for preparing country reports, a must-read for travelers, an...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:200 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:August 31, 2006Publisher:Greenwood PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0313328927

ISBN - 13:9780313328923

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"For general readers, Haine describes aspects of the culture and customs of France within a historical context, including the land, people, and history; religion and thought; gender, marriage, family, and education; and leisure activities. Other topics covered encompass food and fashion, literature, media, cinema, performing arts, and art, architecture, and housing. A few b&w photos are included."-Reference & Research Book News