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By Lisa Neal

The variety of tourists France welcomes every year is as nice as its population-some sixty million. they come to adventure not just the newest models in garments, artwork, and delicacies, but in addition the vestiges of a previous that features a part million years. between those vestiges are Neolithic cave work, Roman villas and temples, medieval cathedrals, and royal chateaux. This concise quantity outlines French historical past from prehistoric instances to the twenty-first century. the various topics mentioned comprise the family of France with its friends, the ever present rigidity among nationwide harmony and nearby autonomy, the position of the Catholic Church, and advancements in public works and schooling. that allows you to lend this giant landscape a extra human face, the writer offers exact cognizance to the lifetime of at the very least one person in every one significant era.

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