Cold War Holidays: American Tourism in France / Edition 1

Cold War Holidays: American Tourism in France / Edition 1

by Christopher Endy
     
 

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Cold War Holidays: American Tourism in France

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807855485
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
05/31/2004
Series:
New Cold War History Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Abbreviations
Introduction : consumerism, the Cold War, and globalization1
Ch. 1Rationed pleasure : leisure before and after the war13
Ch. 2Fellow travelers : the rise of tourism in U.S. foreign policy33
Ch. 3Radiance or colonization? French divisions over American tourism55
Ch. 4Making France save for middle-class Americans : the Marshall plan and the French hotel industry81
Ch. 5Pleasure with a purpose : the struggle to create an Atlantic community100
Ch. 6The ugly American : the travel boom and the debate over mass culture125
Ch. 7The rude French : modernity and hospitality in de Gaulle's France150
Ch. 8The dollar challenge : the persistence of consumerism in the 1960s182
Conclusion : nations and global history203
Notes211
Selected bibliography261
Index277

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