Contemporary FranceCurrent Affairs, Social Situation and Politics by zte15176

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									This list contains details of major reference books, journals and databases which can help you with
your work for assignments. French Language books are at classmark 440-448 on the lending
shelves on the Second Floor and French dictionaries are at the same numbers in the Second Floor
Subject Reference Collection (green labels).

Books
Encyclopedia of Contemporary French Culture
700.944ENC Second Floor Subject Reference Collection
Journal de la France et des Français: chronologie politique, culturelle et religieuse de Clovis à 2000
944JOU Second Floor Subject Reference Collection
Le Nouveau Petit Robert
443ROB Second Floor Subject Reference Collection
Le Petit Robert des noms propres
929.403PET Second Floor Subject Reference Collection
QUID
034.1QUI Latest edition in Second Floor Subject Reference Collection; previous eds. from 2002
onwards on ordinary shelves
Contemporary France/Current Affairs, Social Situation and Politics
The Blackwell Encyclopaedia of Political Science
320.03BLA First Floor Subject Reference Collection
A Dictionary of Contemporary France
944.003APL Second Floor Subject Reference Collection
Dictionary of Modern Political Ideologies
320.503DIC First Floor Subject Reference Collection
Dictionnaire d’économie et de sciences sociales
330.03CAP First Floor Subject Reference Collection
Dictionnaire de la vie politique et sociale
320.03DIC First Floor Subject Reference Collection
Dictionnaire économique et social
330.944003BRE First Floor Subject Reference Collection
Données Sociales
314.4DON Statistics Collection
Encyclopedia of Modern French Thought
194ENC First Floor Subject Reference Collection
L’État de la France
309.144083ETA Latest edition in Short Loan; previous editions on First Floor ordinary shelves
Les femmes
305.40944FEM First Floor Ordinary Shelves
France
944.083FRA Second Floor Ordinary Shelves
La France
914.4PIT First Floor Ordinary Shelves
La France en fiches
309.144083BRA First Floor Ordinary Shelves
France, portrait social (annual)
309.144083FRA First Floor Ordinary Shelves
France Profiled: Essential Facts on Society, Business and Politics in France
944FRA Second Floor Subject Reference Collection
Francoscopie
309.144083MER Current edition in Short Loan; previous editions on First Floor Ordinary Shelves
French Culture and Society: the essential glossary
944.003FRE Second Floor Subject Reference Collection
Political Parties of the World
324.0025POL First Floor Subject Reference Collection
World Encyclopedia of Political Systems (2 vols - France is in Vol 1)
320.03WOR First Floor Subject Reference Collection


History
Chronicle of the French Revolution
944.04CHR Second Floor Subject Reference Collection

A Critical Dictionary of the French Revolution
944.04CRI Second Floor Subject Reference Collection

France 1789-1962
944.003COO Second Floor Subject Reference Collection

Historical Dictionary of the French Revolution, 1789-1799 (2 vols)
944.04HIS Second Floor Subject Reference Collection

Historical Dictionary of Napoleonic France, 1799-1815 (there are several more dictionaries in this
series)
944.05HIS Second Floor Subject Reference Collection

The Longman Companion to the French Revolution
944.04JON Second Floor Subject Reference Collection

La Révolution française
944.04GOD Second Floor Subject Reference Collection

Literature, Art, Cinema and TV
Cinéma français: les années 50
791.430944SAB Second Floor Subject Reference Collection

The Companion to French Cinema
791.430944VIN Second Floor Subject Reference Collection

L’Écho du siècle: dictionnaire historique de la radio et de la télévision en France
791.40944JEA Second Floor ordinary shelves

France: an illustrated guide to 400 key figures in the French cinema
791.430944MAR Second Floor Subject Reference Collection

French Women Writers: a bio-bibliographical source book
840.003FRE Second Floor Subject Reference Collection

Guide to French Literature (2 vols)
840.003LEV Second Floor Subject Reference Collection

The New Oxford Companion to Literature in French
840.003NEW Second Floor Subject Reference Collection


Journals
French titles - This is just a small sample of what is available
Second Floor unless stated otherwise
Cahiers du Cinéma (1951-64 on microfilm) 1969-
Contemporary French Civilization 1976-
L’Express 1970- (also online on Nexis UK 2002-)
French Cultural Studies 1990-
French Politics (Culture) and Society 1991- First Floor
French Review 1967-
L’Histoire 1978-
Le Magazine Littéraire 1970-76, 1978-
Modern and Contemporary France 1984- (also e-journal 2000-)
Le Nouvel Économiste July 1990- First Floor
Le Nouvel Observateur 1969-
Le Point 1981-84, 1985-86 (incomplete), July 1990- (also online on Nexis UK 1995-)
Problèmes Économiques 1970- First Floor
Regards sur l’Actualité 1974- First Floor

Note that articles from Le Monde from 1990 onwards can normally be retrieved via Nexis UK
(1967-95 is on microfilm) – you can also get Libération and Le Figaro on Nexis UK. You will be
taught how to use this in your final library session.


General journal titles which often contain relevant articles

Comparative Politics 1968- (also e-journal on JSTOR 1968-2002) First Floor
Contemporary European History 1995-2003 (also e-journal 1999-)
European History Quarterly 1984- (also e-journal 1971-)
Forum for Modern Language Studies 1965-Jan 2004 (also e-journal 2001-)
Historical Journal 1966- (also e-journal 1997-, on JSTOR 1958-2002)
History of European Ideas 1982-Jan 1988, 1993-Mar 1994 (also e-journal 1995-) First Floor
History Today (series on Napoleon from beginning of 1998) 1951-
Journal of Contemporary History 1966- (also e-journal 1999-, JSTOR 1966-2004)
Journal of Modern History 1966- (also e-journal Jun 1997-, JSTOR 1929-2002)
MLN (Modern Language Notes) 1974-2001 (also e-journal on JSTOR 1886-2002)
West European Politics 1978- (also e-journal 2001-) First Floor
World Economy 1979-2000, 2002-3 (also e-journal 1997-) First Floor


Databases Type the database name in the Search for box in the Library Subject Directory
www.port.ac.uk/library/subject - you will get details about how to use these in your final library
session.

British Humanities Index (BHI)
Historical Abstracts
International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS)
JSTOR
MLA Bibliography (for cinema, literature, linguistics)
Modern and Contemporary France (MCF) Index – will be available on the Web after Christmas.
Look in the back of the Modern and Contemporary France journal if you want to use this at the
moment.



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