Resources4Missions

France

Wikipedia: France
Lonely Planet: France
About.com: France for Visitors
Economist Country Briefings: France
BBC Country Briefings: France
World Health Organization: France
Will Go To: France
Expatica Communications

FYI France

History

The Society for French Historical Studies (professional French historians site)
France books at Amazon.com classified as “history”

historicaltextarchive.com

Primary Documents
France: From Antiquity through 1065
France: 1066 – 1453
France: 1454 – 1788
France: 1789 – 1871
France: 1872 – 1945
France: 1946 to the Present
France: Legal and Governmental Documents
France: Regional, Local, and Family History
France: Historical Collections

Geography / Maps

Mission Atlas Project – Europe (click on country to right)
France Maps at Perry-Castaneda Map Collection at the University of Texas
France at geography.about.com

Culture

French culture
From everyculture.com Culture of France

At Executive Planet

France: Appointment Alert! Making appointments
France: Business Dress Guidelines for business dress
France: Conversation Welcome topics of conversation
France: First Name or Title? Respectfully addressing others
France: French and American Management Cultures – Part 1 As described by management consultant John Gaynard
France: French and American Management Cultures – Part 2 As described by management consultant John Gaynard
France: French and American Management Cultures – Part 3 As described by management consultant John Gaynard
France: Gift Giving Selecting and presenting an appropriate business gift
France: Let’s Make a Deal! – Part 1 What you should know before negotiating
France: Let’s Make a Deal! – Part 2 What you should know before negotiating
France: Prosperous Entertaining – Part 1 Entertaining for business success
France: Prosperous Entertaining – Part 2 Entertaining for business success
France: Public Behaviour Acceptable public conduct

Asselin, Gilles & Ruth Mastron Au Contraire! Figuring out the French
Calder, Martin A Summer in Gascony
Carroll, Raymonde Cultural Misunderstanding: The French-American Experience. The University of Chicago Press. 1988
Hall, Edward T. and Mildred Reed Understanding Cultural Differences. Intercultural Press, Inc. 1990 (culture differences that exist between the peoples of Germany, France, and the United States)
Storti, Craig Old World/New World: Bridging Cultural Differences: Britain, France, Germany and the U.S. Intercultural Press.

Demographics / Needs

France
Direction de l’Education Education data with text in French
English version of the State of Education
National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE)

Language

French at www.ilovelanguages.com

Political

Head of State: elysee.fr/
Executive: premier-ministre.gouv.fr/
Embassy to theUnited States

Religious

Religion

Articles

“Administrative Barriers Obstruct Evangelical Growth in France,” Christianity Today Online , 16 February 2005 [magazine on-line]. Available from: christiantoday.com/news/eur/447.htm
The French Reconnection CT March 2005 Europe’s most secular country rediscovers its Christian roots.

News

All news at mondotimes.com France
Le Figaro lefigaro.fr
Le Monde lemonde.fr
Liberation liberation.com/

Opportunities

 

 

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