France and F Guide - Resources and Review

Set of maps produced by the CIA covering the political and ethnic boundaries, administrative divisions and major defence industries in all countries in Europe.
Established in 1793 by the French Republic, the Louvre Museum, is one of the earliest European museums. Information about collections, including details and commentaries from major works, exhibitions and computerised databases.
Online version of the daily French newspaper.
Listing of political resources relevant to France, with links to parties, organisations, government, media and results of recent elections, where available.
Alphabetical list of academic and other libraries in Belgium, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal, and Spain.
A catalogue of all the languages and dialects spoken in France, with details of the numbers of speakers of each language. Also some demographic data such as rates of literacy, blindness and deafness.
Detailed history of the Franks, a confederation formed in Western Germany of a certain number of ancient barbarian tribes who occupied the right shore of the Rhine from Mainz to the sea.
Set of links to resources providing introductory material about the French Revolution, more in
depth information such as a lecture on the Revolution's origins, and a selection of French language pages on the topic.
A source, written in English, for information on Southern France. Includes information on property, art workshops, restaurants, hotels, books and films, weather, the Mediterranean, Burgundy and Dordogne.
Offers an online catalogue, description of collections and a virtual tour, including illuminations from the Manuscripts department. Some information in English.
Basic reference information about France, such as area, capital, population, population density, geography, language, religion, time zone, history and government, plus business and social information, including details of accommodation, addresses, climate, regions, travel, visas, passports, money, health and public holidays.
Detailed assessment of human rights practices in France. Topics assessed include torture, arbitrary detention or exile, fair public trial, freedom of speech and press, freedom of assembly, movement and religion; democratic rights, worker rights, and discrimination based on race, sex, religion, disability, language, or social status.
Set of annotated links to online courses, course descriptions, tutorials, assignments, tests and other materials used in the teaching of French.
A national museum of modern art housing collections viewable by gallery, artist, and by work in chronological order. Provides information about events in and around Paris such as shows, debates, and educational events.
Basic reference information about France, including details of geography, people, economy, government, communications, transportation, military and transnational issues. Geographical information includes area, population, flag, maps, high and low points, coordinates, boundary length, border countries, climate, land use and natural resources.
French national institute offering scientific periodicals, reports, conference proceedings, dissertations, and the PASCAL and FRANCIS databases. Information mainly in French.
Offers original articles and features about French culture, plus annotated links to selected relevant Internet resources compiled by a subject specialist, a subject
specific bulletin board, and details of related news and events. Topics include architecture, art, business and industry, culture and tradition, education, food, history, literature, music, news and media, philosophy, politics and government, regions of France, travel and wine.
Provides a detailed timeline of the French revolution, an extensive glossary of terms, a bibliography, and a scholarly essay on 'The People and the French Revolution'.
Tourist resource providing information about the Eiffel Tower in Paris, covering its construction, history, and details necessary to plan a visit. English and French versions are available.
News and views from the Parisian newspaper.
Extensive index to European archaeological resources, organised by country.
Official information about France and its government, with some information in English, German, and Spanish, as well as French.
An insight into the French Polynesian islands, with news resources including radio stations and newspapers, weather reports, travel information such as airline schedules, and details of individual islands forming the winward and leeward groups.
The Senate is composed of 321 senators headed by a President who represents his assembly and directs the debates. Information on the Senate and its role, the history and architecture of the Palace of Luxembourg, and lists of senators are among the resources available.
Provides tourist information about the city of Paris and its culture. Information is available in both French and English.
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