This book has been designed in response to recent Francophone developments, and aims to provide the reader with an understanding of the language, history, cultural production, sociolinguistics and post-colonial experiences of Francophone countries. ...
It serves as a catalyst for enhancing the teaching and research culture already in place in university faculties, providing both the nature of a scholarly publication and that of an authoritative text.
The subjects of the essays include various disciplines relating to the post-colonial period. They provide a major opportunity to read and explore contemporary Francophone material. Francophone studies cover Africa, India, Asia and South America, the Maghreb, the Caribbean, Quebec and Francophone North America, the Pacific Ocean, Switzerland and Belgium.
This book is of interest to students, teachers and scholars in all areas of modern and post-colonial French Studies as well as readers who want to expand and deepen their notions of the Francophone world and the role of France outside metropolitan France.