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France An Illustrated Miscellany

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ISBN-10: 208020209X

ISBN-13: 9782080202093

Edition: 2015

Authors: Denis Tillinac, Jean-Claude Simo�n

List price: $34.95
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This handsome volume presents France and its rich culture in all its bounty—from landscape and tradition to literature and legend. Eminent French author Denis Tillinac takes the reader through provincial French villages to deluxe Riviera retreats and on to the City of Light, providing insight into Henri IV, the origins of champagne, and the development of the high-speed (TGV) train along the way. From Flaubert’s Madame Bovary to the infamous Napoleon Bonaparte, and from La Fontaine’s fables to the early feminist Joan of Arc, this book provides an insider’s tour of the Hexagon.Discover France through its cultural legacy: the UNESCO-protected French gastronomy, the Bayeux Tapestry, the Tour…    
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Book details

List price: $34.95
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/3/2015
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 256
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.772