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FS FRE 201: Speaking of France Today  

Spring 2013
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FS FRE 201: Speaking of France Today

Professor: Laura Reeck

Librarian: Cynthia Burton, x2982


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Improve your searching...

Quotation Marks finds the exact phrase:

 "classe populaire"  


Truncation finds books with all variant endings of your keyword: 

    social* finds social, sociale, sociales, socialism, etc.

Boolean Operators 

"OR is MORE"

Or finds books with any of your keywords: 

   "classe popularie" or "working class"


And finds records with all of your keywords: 

 France AND poverty


And (Or) finds books with combinations of keywords:

 France AND (poverty OR minimum wage)



Selected Library of Congress Subject Headings representing class topics?


Exhibitions -- History       -- 19th century

Exposition universelle de 1889 (Paris, France) --

Exposition universelle internationale de 1900 (Paris, France)

Art nouveau -- France -- Exhibitions

North Africans – France

Minorities – France

Africans -- France -- History

Cultural pluralism – France

France -- Ethnic relations

 Africans Cultural Assimilation France

 France -- Race relations                

National characteristics, French

 France -- Emigration and immigration

Immigrants – France

Citizenship -- France

Feminism – France

 Women -- France -- Social conditions

 Women -- Political activity – France

  Equality -- France

Sex discrimination against women -- France

Homosexuality -- Social aspects -- France             

Gays -- Legal status, laws, etc. – France

Homosexuality -- France

Same Sex Marriage Law And Legislation Europe

Gay Couples Legal Status Laws Etc Europe

Gays -- France


Subject Specific Databases (Selected)

Depending on your topic, the following databases have French language content:

  • Web of Science
    On main search page, deselect science content for this class.
  • PAIS International
    Subjects: Public policy, international finance, international relations, human rights.
    Contains: Citations and abstracts to journal articles, books, government hearing, reports, and some internet sources. Non-English language materials included.
    Coverage: 1972 to present.
  • Worldwide Political Science Abstracts
    Subjects: Political science, international relations, law, public policy.
    Contains: Citations with abstracts to scholarly journal articles. 67% are published outside the United States.
    Coverage: 1975 to present
  • Historical Abstracts
    Subjects: History, social and cultural studies of Europe, and South America.
    Contains: Citations and abstracts to journal articles, books, dissertations from prehistory to current. Includes non-English language material.
    Coverage Dates: 1954 - present.
  • MLA International Bibliography
    Use for Occitan topic...occitan and identity, for example
  • Sociological Abstracts
    Subject: Sociology
    Contains: Citations with abstracts to scholarly journals, books, book chapters, dissertations, and conference papers.
    Coverage: 1952 to present
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