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Wars of Religion

The religious wars began with overt hostilities in 1562 and lasted until the Edict of Nantes in 1598. It was warfare that devastated a generation, although conducted in rather desultory, inconclusive way. Although religion was certainly the basis for the conflict, it was much more than a confessional dispute. “Une foi, un loi, un roi” (one faith, one law, one king). This traditional saying gives some indication of how the state, society, and religion were all bound up together in […]

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The Politics of France

The ConstitutionA popular referendum approved the constitution of the Fifth Republic in 1958, greatly strengthening the authority of the presidency and the executive in relation to Parliament. The executive branchFrance has an original system with an executive headed by two officials: the President and the Prime Minister. The President of the Republic [img]325|left|Jacques Chirac[/img]Under the constitution, a president was originally elected for a seven year term; this however has now been reduced to five years. The president names the prime […]

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Barge Cruises aboard Luxury Boats

You can enjoy France in a safe, confortable and beautiful cruise. It’s an unforgetable experience!

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Modern Politics

Modern French politics remain characterized by a Left/Right division of the country even though the border between the two has been recently blurred.

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Romanesque Era

The churches of this era, inspired by Roman architecture (thus the name romanesque), are charaterized by round arches, barrel-vaulting and large walls, a simple but heavy style…

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Poll shows anti-war French 'like US'

Seventy percent of the French say they like Americans but oppose a potential war in Iraq…

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Modern Life

As the fourth economic power, France’s standard of living and level of comsumption are very similar to those in the USA.

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Gothic Era

During the Middle Ages the fortress style of the romanesque buildings was refined and improved by French masons and architects. The first Gothic buildings appeared in the late 12th with the rebuilding of the Basilica Saint Denis…

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