France by Celia Tidmarsh
  

Synopsis

France by Celia Tidmarsh

France is one of the wealthiest countries in the world. It is a democratic republic and a founding member of the European Union. It has a strong industrial economy and an international reputation for technological expertise and flair in areas such as the automobile and aircraft industries. France's landscapes range from green pastures and vast rolling plains to volcanic plateaux and high mountains. Its varied coastline features the rocky outcrops of Brittany and the French Riviera, the wide sandy beaches south of Bordeaux, and the salt marshes of the Camargue. As a result of France's colonial past, the French language is still spoken by many peoples around the world. France's rich cultural heritage - its food, fashion, art, cinema and architecture - has also spread far beyond its borders. Despite these strengths, France faces problems: an ageing population, rising unemployment, social tensions and religious differences all present a challenge for the country in the future.

About the Author

Celia Tidmarsh taught geography for 15 years. Celia is now involved in training geography teachers. She has written a number of geography textbooks on a variety of topics.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
64 pages

Author

Celia Tidmarsh
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Publisher

Hodder Wayland an imprint of Hachette Children's Books

Publication date

29th January 2009

ISBN

9780750247009


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