(issued May 1999)

PATRICIA CLANCY, JACQUES DE SAINT-FERJEUX, COLIN THORNTON-SMITH, Foreword

ROLLON MOUCHEL-BLAISOT, Address to Annual Dinner ISFAR, 31 July 1998 by M. Rollon Mouchel-Blaisot, Consul General for France

M. Mouchel-Blaisot speaks enthusiastically of the World Cup and the Tour de France: ‘two great sporting events and their meaning for both France and Australia’. Amongst other observations he emphasises their importance in the world-wide promotion of France as a highly technological country with a competitive economy.

Keywords: Rollon Mouchel-Blaisot, 1998 Annual Dinner ISFAR, World Cup, Tour de France.

EDITORIAL COMMITTEE, Contents of Explorations from No 1, May 1985 to No 25, December 1998 (Issued May 1999)

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