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The regions of France a reference guide to history and culture by Wayne Northcutt

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English



  • France


  • Popular culture -- France -- Regions.,
  • Decentralization in government -- France -- History -- 20th century.,
  • France -- Civilization -- 1945-

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [271]-276) and index.

StatementWayne Northcutt.
LC ClassificationsDC33.7 .N63 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 310 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages310
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL969252M
ISBN 10031329223X
LC Control Number96005806

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