France Public Finance

France Public Finance

While in the second half of 1932 and at the beginning of 1933 the crisis could be considered partially attenuated, the devaluation of the dollar occurred in March which, in addition to hindering the already difficult adaptation of prices to the new world situation, could not fail to seriously affect France, both for the large […]

France Prehistory

France Prehistory

Paleolithic and Mesolithic According to Topb2bwebsites.com, the richness of the Paleolithic deposits in France testifies to the occupation by man since the most archaic times. The most ancient traces seem to be represented by the findings of the Vallonet cave (Roquebrune-Cap Martin, Provence), with Villafranchian fauna. The Acheulean is very widespread: in the northern part […]

France Music

France Music

In the years between 1932 and 1939, French musical life continued to unfold with the usual intensity and richness of practical and cultural manifestations, without however that, in terms of composition, new figures of great importance emerged. The most fervent and broadest interest therefore always led to the activity of masters who had already been […]

France Migrations

France Migrations

Despite the stability of the French population, migrations have to be reported that have modified and continue to slightly modify the distribution of the groupings. Long before modern communication routes developed, relatively poor and over-populated countries sent a certain number of seasonal immigrants to lands rich in agricultural products and especially to urban centers. The […]

France Medieval Arts - Monetation

France Medieval Arts – Monetation

According to Shopareview.com, the coin was known and used in France throughout the Middle Ages. Only from the reign of Theodbert I (534-548), grandson of Clovis (481-511), did the name of a Frankish ruler appear in clear letters on solids, which in type and weight are indistinguishable from Roman coins. Subsequently, the emissions were limited […]

France Medieval Arts

France Medieval Arts

Reduced to geographical expression, the France, due to its shape, is the Hexagone, like Italy is the boot. The Romans gave a proper name to this geometric figure. The Celts who settled in northern Italy from the century onwards had called Gauls. 4th BC, believing that they had to do with the rooster. Resolved to […]

France Medieval Archaeology

France Medieval Archaeology

The data that French medieval archeology has brought to light in recent decades contribute in a fundamental way to the clarification and definition of relevant aspects of the Middle Ages; they concern both daily life with its environments, its tools, its food uses, and artistic production, for which new fundamental documents of architecture, sculpture and […]

France Marina Merchant

France Marina Merchant

. – The Thirty Years’ Wars of Religion with Spain had annihilated the already vital French navy. When the Colbert took power, the tonnage of the navy was 80,000 tons. (those of Hansa and England weighed 100,000 tons each; the Dutch one 560,000); the minister took care of the navy by issuing the de commerce ordinance of […]

France Livestock

France Livestock

In the past, farming was done only in natural meadows and mountain pastures, which cover an area of ​​about 5 million hectares; but it acquired greater importance due to the extension of artificial lawns (clover, alfalfa, etc.), the surface of which increased by 28% from 1892 to 1909, continuing to increase after 1918. It should […]

France Industry 1972

France Industry 1972

Foreign wealth continues to be given by the industrial sector, which represents 47.2% of the gross national product (1972). But a group of industries for about fifteen years – also in connection with the entry of France into the EEC – has suffered a stagnation or a decline: the coal industry due to the high […]

France Industry

France Industry

According to Oxfordastronomy.com, the French wealth, however, is given today especially by the industry which participates for 48% in the formation of the national product. Certainly joining the Common European Market has created major problems for the French industry which in some branches (e.g. shipbuilding) has very high costs, and in various fields (manufacturing of […]

France Government

France Government and Education

Administrative Division According to Ezinereligion.com, the local government is divided into 90 departments (including the territory of Belfort). Since 1881, the three departments of Algeria have been part of the local government. The department is divided into neighborhoods (arrondissements: 279), the district in cantons (3024) and the canton in communes (37.981). The department has a […]

France Geopolitics

France Geopolitics

According to Extrareference.com, France has established itself as a leader in Europe since modern times and, during the twentieth century, has been able to secure the limelight in the most important international organizations. By virtue of its role in the United Nations (where it holds one of the five permanent seats on the Security Council), […]

France Forestry

France Forestry and Fishing

Forestry. – In 1913 the forests covered an area of ​​9.890.000 ha., That is a little more than the sixth part of the French territory; and the acreage, far from diminishing, had increased in a century by over a million hectares. The French forests suffered the damage of the war (166,000 ha. Destroyed, out of […]

France Figurative Arts - Gothic Architecture

France Figurative Arts – Gothic Architecture

The vaults, due to their weight, gave rise to various inconveniences; to limit them, medieval architects resorted to transverse supporting arches, transverse arches, thus dividing the entire roof into isolated sectors. It wasn’t enough. Diagonal arches were thrown into each sector, the ribs or ribs, which cross at the top of the vault, and were […]

France Figurative Arts

France Figurative Arts

Painting and sculpture. – As continuers of Impressionism and the great French colourist tradition, two recently deceased painters are now held in high regard: Pierre Bonnard (1867-1947) and Èdouard Vuillard (1868-1940). They are in fact considered post-impressionists although they have operated with a new awareness of color, which is not tonal in them, and of […]

Annecy, France Overview

Annecy, France Overview

Annecy – Venice of the Alps Annecy – The Venice of the Alps – as the city is also called, is located north of the lake of the same name, which means it is in France, very close to Italy and Switzerland. In the course of its history, Annecy has always had to share the seat […]

France Military

France 1997

France is a country located in Europe. According to AbbreviationFinder, FR is the two-letter ISO code of France, and FRA is the three-letter country abbreviation for France. Yearbook 1997 The national day of France is July 14. France is a country located in western Europe. On April 21, President Jacques Chirac disbanded Parliament and announced […]