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France is a unique country. With its romantic language, first of its kind art and architecture, and world known food, France is very far from an ordinary, run of the mill country. The French language is a member of the Romance group of the Italic subfamily of the Indo-European family of languages. It is know as the language of lovers. French is spoken as a first language by more than 70,000,000 people, mainly in France, then Belgium, Switzerland, in former French and Belgium colonies in Africa and...

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Brittany, France

The beautiful country of Brittany is a cultural and administrative region in the north-west of France. Brittany occupies a large peninsula in the north west of France, lying between the English Channel to the north and the Bay of Biscay to the south. The historical province of Brittany is divided into five departments: Finistère in the west, Côtes-d'Armor in the north, Ille-et-Vilaine in the north east, the Loire-Atlantique in the south east and Morbihan in the south on the Bay of Biscay. Brittany...

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britain and france

responsibilities to the public."  Hoover. There was no prospect at all of Britain and France risking their navies or armies in war with Japan. Only the USA and the USSR would have had the resources to remove the japanese from Manchuria by forces and they were not even members of the league. Germany unhappy that other countries, especially France, were unwilling to disarm to their level (determined by the ToV) France felt a militarily inferior Germany was the only insurance that a serious conflict...

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Disney in France

Disney in France Cynthia Cerbone International Business MW ~ 2 - 3:15 January 23, 2011 1. What assumptions did Disney make about the tastes and preferences of French consumers? Which of these assumptions were correct? Which were not? Between the other cultures among the world many perceive tastes and preferences in different fashion. For Disney and their empire placing themselves in French territory released a debacle of cultural differences. Disney indeed made assumptions on French...

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France Country Notebook

I. Principal industries 1. What proportion of the GNP does each industry contribute? The leading industrial sectors in France Percentage Aerospace and defense 9.1% Telecommunications (including communication satellites) 3.3% Research and development 2.26% Pharmaceuticals 1.52% Chemicals 1.21% Other 1.31% Total 18.7% 2. Ration of private to publicly owned industries: 1.2 French public sector firms grew to account for 21% of sales, 23% of employment, 28% of value-added, 30% of exports, and 53% of...

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Human Geographic Analysis of France

FRANCE I. Geographic Information 1. Reference Map of France: [pic] Map of France 2. Absolute Location of France: 46° 00 N, 2° 00 E 3. Regions in Which France Is Located: France is part of Western Europe, which is part of Europe. France is also part of the northern hemisphere. It is also part of both the western and eastern hemispheres. 4. Relative Location of France: France is on the western edge of Europe. It is shaped like a hexagon, a shape having six sides. France...

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Doing Business in France

International Business “Doing Business in France” October 6, 2012 Doing Business in France Culture Issues It is very important to understand the cultural differences that France possesses compared to the United States before doing business with them. One cultural miscommunication could either make or break the deal. Since France is the 2nd largest trading nation, it is imperative to understand these in order to have a good relationship with them and the ability to export to them...

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Why Visit France.

Why to Visit France France is one of the best places in the world to visit. Ever want to visit a country where beauty and style are the norm. Where a five star hotel somewhere else in the world is only a three star here. Here the word "breathtaking" is used more than "hello". Welcome to France, the country of beauty and elegance. It is one of the most modern countries in the world. The capital city of Paris is unlike any other city in the world. It is known worldwide to be the city of lights. Paris...

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Vichy France for 710

anti-Semitism: Jews in France from 1890-1939 Name: Joseph Kelly Student Number: 11170843 Name of Course: HI 439 Name of Course Convenor: Dr. Gearóid Barry Word Count: 2223 Due Date: 07/10/2014 To begin to look at the complex issues arising from the divisions created in France due to xenophobia, we need to go back to the formation of the French republic. When French citizens overthrew the monarchy they were adamant that France would be ...

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Immigration and Islam Netherlands and France

Immigration and Islam in France and the Netherlands After the post-war, WWII, era Europe faced a shortage of labor, at the same time it had to rebuild its infrastructure and economy. France and Netherlands both faced the same problem and like their counterparts in Europe they found the answer in guest-workers. These guest workers were immigrants from former colonies and other developing countries. However, these guest-workers later settled down and brought their families. This led to a larger...

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