Book Reviews

Luc Brière, Suvani Vugdalic, eds., La France et ses territoires [France and French territory], Paris, INSEE Références, 2015, 172 p.

Xavier Thierry  By the same author

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The law of 16 January 2015, which came into force in early 2016, redrew the map of France : the country’s 22 metropolitan regions were reduced to 13. Six regions underwent no territorial change ; the other seven were created by merging pre-existing regions : Alsace with Lorraine and Champagne-Ardennes ; Limousin with Poitou-Charentes ; Auvergne with Rhône-Alpes ; Bourgogne (…)