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By Gilles Asselin

ISBN-10: 1931930929

ISBN-13: 9781931930925

The French are famously enigmatic: fiercely self sustaining but deeply romantic,conservative but avant-garde, rational but emotional. what's it, precisely, that makes the French so . . . French? Written for somebody interacting with the French-tourists, businesspeople, foreign scholars, Francophiles-Au Contraire! bargains a perceptive knowing of French cultural ideals, assumptions and attitudes, in addition to useful suggestion on construction robust own relationships with the French. Addressing matters like friendship, politics, paintings, schooling and romance, bilingual and bi cultural authors Asselin and Mastron draw upon their very own studies as specialists and running shoes, in addition to these of scholars and pros, giving readers a complete-and compelling-look at French tradition. This revised version of Au Contraire! comprises up-to-date information regarding France's altering social and political weather, recommendation for succeeding as an expat, information regarding the French academic method, overviews of France's assorted regions-and more.

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