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Browsing by Call Number

Most books relating to the French language can be found between the call numbers PC2001 and PC3761 on our Upper Level.

Other relevant areas include:

DC                                               History of France
DS531 - DS560.72                    History of French Indochina
DT                                               History of Africa
F1001 - F1145.2                          History of Canada
F1170 - F1200                             History of French America
GN                                               Anthropology
GR                                               Folklore
GT                                               Manners and Customs
JN2301 - JN3007                         Political Institutions and Public Administration of France
ML270                                          French Music
N                                                    Art
ND541                                           French Painting
PQ1 - PQ3999                              French Literature
PQ3800 - PQ3999                      French Provincial--Colonial Literature

Books in French

To find a book written in French, go to the WNCLN Catalog and select "Advanced Keyword" in the "(More Searches)" box. Click the green arrow. Now put in the title, author, or keyword for the book you are looking for and select "French" in the "Language" box near the bottom of the screen.

Books to Consider