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Modern Languages: French History and Society

This research guide features resources and strategies for finding information and conducting research related to Modern Languages

FRENCH HISTORY AND SOCIETY

Items on this page are a sampling of titles in the Jerry Falwell Library related to French history, past, and present society.

HISTORICAL DATABASES INCLUDING MIDDLE AGES AND THE RENAISSANCE

Daily Life Through History

Reference collection of primary and secondary sources as well as journal articles, including peer-reviewed essays, covering daily life from 10,000 BC to the present

 Iter Gateway to the Middle Ages & Renaissance

Covers materials pertaining to the Middle Ages and Renaissance (400 - 1700). 

MEMSO

Repository of state papers, chronicles, accounts, and correspondence from the archives of Britain, Ireland, and continental Europe (1100 - 1800) 

World Folklore and Folklife

Reference works, handbooks, classic folk tales, contextual material, multimedia resources, images, and maps that address holidays, festivals, language, stories and fairy tales, proverbs, foodways, and folk remedies that define our society and our place within it

FRENCH HISTORY

FRENCH SOCIETY