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French 313: French Culture and Civilization: History/Culture/Socioeconomics

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Historical Abstracts [EBSCOhost]

Indexes journals, books, and dissertations on world history from 1450 to the present (excluding the United States and Canada).  You can limit to French topics using the search limiters.

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Where in the Stacks are the Books?

Note that the LC classification DC for French History is also where you will find studies of current French politics and contemporary historical trends. Second note: This list focuses on the 20th century, go backwards (before DC361 to go back on time).

361-424..........20th century

397..........1940-1946

398-409..........Fourth Republic, 1947-1958

411-424..........Fifth Republic, 1958-

600-801..........Local history and description

601.1-609.83..........North, East, etc. France

611..........Regions, provinces, departments, etc., A-Z

701-790..........Paris

801..........Other cities, towns, etc., A-Z

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Gallica est la bibliothèque numérique de la Bibliothèque nationale de France et de ses partenaires. En ligne depuis 1997, elle s’enrichit chaque semaine de milliers de nouveautés et offre aujourd’hui accès à plusieurs millions de documents.

Primary Documents

Gallica est la bibliothèque numérique de la Bibliothèque nationale de France et de ses partenaires. En ligne depuis 1997, elle s’enrichit chaque semaine de milliers de nouveautés et offre aujourd’hui accès à plusieurs millions de documents.

ARTFL Project

The Project for American and French Research on the Treasury of the French Language (ARTFL) based at the University of Chicago compiles texts of classic works of French literature, non-fiction prose and technical writing in such subjects as biology, history, economics, philosophy and literary criticism. Includes texts from medieval and Renaissance time periods up to the 20th century.  Also includes un dictionnaire "vivant" de la langue francaise.
 
Europeana: Europe's Digital Library
Direct access to several million digital objects: film,photos, paintings, sound recordings, maps, manuscripts, books,newspapers and archival papers.Selected from already digitized resources available in Europe's museums, libraries, archives and audio-visual collections. French and German cultural institutions are particularly well-represented.
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