The Resource Sixty million Frenchmen can't be wrong : why we love France but not the French, Jean-Benoît Nadeau & Julie Barlow, (electronic resource)

Sixty million Frenchmen can't be wrong : why we love France but not the French, Jean-Benoît Nadeau & Julie Barlow, (electronic resource)

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Sixty million Frenchmen can't be wrong : why we love France but not the French
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Sixty million Frenchmen can't be wrong
Title remainder
why we love France but not the French
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Jean-Benoît Nadeau & Julie Barlow
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60 million Frenchmen can't be wrong
Title variation remainder
why we love France but not the French
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eng
Summary
The French... -Smoke, drink and eat more fat than anyone in the world, yet live longer and have fewer heart problems than Americans -Work 35-hour weeks, and take seven weeks of paid holidays per year, but are still the world's fourth-biggest economic power So what makes the French so different? Sixty Million Frenchmen Can't Be Wrong is a journey into the French heart, mind and soul. Decrypting French ideas about land, privacy and language, Nadeau and Barlow weave together the threads of French society - from centralization and the Napoleonic Code to elite education and even street protests - giving us, for the first time, a complete picture of the French
Summary
Decrypting French ideas about land, food, privacy and language, this book encompasses observations and anecdotes, political analysis and reflection to uncover links between the French national character, the essence of France and how the French got to be the way they are
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198860
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Nadeau, Jean-Benoît
Dewey number
305.8/00944
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maps
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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1968-
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  • Barlow, Julie
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True
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  • National characteristics, French
  • France
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adult
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why we love France but not the French
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Sixty million Frenchmen can't be wrong : why we love France but not the French, Jean-Benoît Nadeau & Julie Barlow, (electronic resource)
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9781402230585
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11434349
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Sixty million Frenchmen can't be wrong : why we love France but not the French, Jean-Benoît Nadeau & Julie Barlow, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11434349
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781402230585
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11434349
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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