Works about France refer in some way to its political, economical, geographical, historical or cultural view point. It is the largest country in Western Europe and the third-largest in Europe as a whole, and it possesses the second-largest exclusive economic zone in the world, just behind that of the United States. French is its primary spoken language. It is well known for its wine and champagne vineyards.
"A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens, is part of a computerised reading program devised by journalist/author Dave McKay. The program, which paraphrases classic novels, primarily targets people who are learning English as a second language. It enables older students to quickly read classic novels despite having a very limited reading vocabulary. Each book has a number on the cover, showing how many different English words were used in McKay's translation of teh book....
It was the best of times; it was the worst of times.
Complete version of two plays on French Renaissance
French chronicles of the 1590s, based on Pierre de L'Estoile's Journal in the reign of King Henry IV of France
Francis de Sales, based on biographies by Etienne-Marie Lajeunie and Michael de la Bedoyere
This report presents the results of a comprehensive review of 600 cases over a period of 64 years during which pilots reported the presence of one or more aerial phenomena Unidentified (PAN) during their flight. In 443 cases (74%), the PAN has been described as "Objects" (circular in 42% of cases) rather than as light sources. In 162 cases (27%), visual observation is confirmed by radar detection (ground or embedded). This report specifically analyzes the 290 cases (48%)...
An independent report on UFOs written by the French association COMETA. This report details the results of a study by the institute of Higher Studies for National Defense. In this report, COMETA studies several unexplained French and foreign UFO cases.
Part 2 of the complete French report on UFOs published in 1999, entitled "UFOs and Defense: What must we be prepared for?". This ninety-page report is the result of an in-depth study of UFOs, covering many aspects of the...
The Cometa report is a private initiative, though its style and contents give it an official look, and several members of Cometa have held (and some still hold) important posts in defense, science, and industry. At any rate, one effect of this document has been to renew interest in the official government research on UFOs in France.