Makes accessible to English speakers the current status of the development and distribution of the French language, the international movement for using it through nearly 50 countries and regions, and the cultural and political values it offers to the rest of the world. Outlines the development and distribution of Francophonie; problems of culture and identity, the last colonies, economics and organization; and prospects in Africa, Asia and the Pacific, and Europe. For North Americans, places the otherwise sometimes perplexing concerns of Quebec into a historical and international perspective. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, ORMotor manufacturers such as Renault, Citroen and Peugeot have either been owned by, massively subsidised by or protected by the ... for use in regions such as the European Francophone partners, in Quebec and in some parts of the more developed and populated DOM. ... But much of the technology for this is American or Japanese; the French Minitel service, massively expanded within France andanbsp;...
|Title||:||"Francophonie" in the 1990's|
|Author||:||D. E. Ager|
|Publisher||:||Multilingual Matters - 1996|