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To get to the Loire Valley, travel by train or rent a car.
This is a pity because the Loire Valley contains many vinous gems which , after a couple of good vintages, are r eally sparkling at the moment.
Such preferences were less notable, however, in the diocese of Lyon where, in 1863, 57 percent of Rhone schoolboys and 72 percent of their Loire counterparts attended congregational schools (public and private), as compared to 22 percent of boys nationwide (p.
Jean Nouvel's maverick architectural talents have emerged again in the design of a sepulchral new Palais de Justice in Nantes at the mouth of the Loire. The building is a consequence of a review of the French justice system, begun over 10 years ago, and the latest in an ambitious programme to build regional law courts in over 20 departements throughout France.
It is an extremely varied zone: the department includes the sands of the Sologne (good for growing irises, but little else), the vineyards of the middle Loire, the Cher, the Renaissance city of Blois, the chateaux of Chambord and Cour-Cheverny, along with the Beauce and what Zola called the "distant blue hills of the Perche".
But Lehning's visit to the capital of the Loire was not actually prompted by an interest in artisans and industrial workers; his concern was with peasants or, as he put it at the time, with the transformation of the rural family in "the age of industrialization, urbanization, and political revolution." He decided to concentrate on the village of Marlhes which, in the mid-nineteenth century, provided a home to some three thousand cultivators, weavers, and farm domestics in the mountains of Pilat, south of Saint-Etienne.
Penhouet closed in 1867, forcing Saint-Joachim shipbuilders to again investigate other economic pursuits, but the ongoing crisis in peat production brought them back to Saint-Nazaire in 1881, when generous government subsidies rejuvenated the shipbuilding industry and permitted the reopening of Penhouet and the establishment of another industrial shipyard, the Loire.(35) All told, over 900 of the 1,200 men employed by the Loire yard in 1884 came from the Briere.