In October and November 2005, it gained national and international attention as one of the focuses of the French suburb riots.
Originally called Aulnay-lès-Bondy (meaning "Aulnay near Bondy"), the commune was renamed Aulnay-sous-Bois (meaning "Aulnay under wood") on January 5, 1903. The wood mentioned in the name is the ancient Bondy Forest which covered most of the area to the northeast of Paris.
Intersections of Sinking Ships: The Cases of Aulnay-sous-Bois, France, and Ypsilanti, Michigan, USA. (French & Italian Language & Literature).
Mar 22, 2002; Intersections of Sinking Ships: The Cases of Aulnay-sous-Bois, France, and Ypsilanti, Michigan, USA. Matthew A....
The lioness of Acadia: in March 1640, a young woman left her safe and familiar life in France for the New World to marry a man she may have met only once in her life. Swept up in adventure, she became one of Canada's greatest heroines.(Francoise-Marie Jacquelin)(Biography)
Feb 01, 2007; Francoise-Marie Jacquelin was born into an upper middle-class family in the city of Nogent-le-Rotrou in France in 1621. The...