Resources for the study of French history

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Map of the French Republic
Magellan, 1997. A simple political map of the French Republic.
Row over French history
By Jon Henley, Mail&Guardian, 1 May 2005. More than 1 000 historians, writers and intellectuals have signed a petition demanding the repeal of a new law requiring school history teachers in France to stress the positive aspects of French colonialism.
France Orders Positive Spin on Colonialism
The Associated Press, 21 October 2005. France, grappling for decades with its colonial past, has passed a law to put an upbeat spin on a painful era, making it mandatory to enshrine in textbooks the country's positive role in its far-flung colonies.