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We’ll Always Have Paris: American Tourists in France since , Levenstein
While many admired its beauty, culture, refinement, and famed joie de vivre , others thought of it as a dilapidated country populated by foul-smelling, mean-spirited anti-Americans driven by a keen desire to part tourists from their money. Harvey Levenstein takes us back to the s, when, despite the Great Depression, France continued to be the stomping ground of the social elite of the eastern seaboard.
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After World War II, wealthy and famous Americans returned to the country in droves, helping to revive its old image as a wellspring of sophisticated and sybaritic pleasures. At the same time, though, thanks in large part to Communist and Gaullist campaigns against U.
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He puts this tumultuous coupling of France and the United States in historical perspective, arguing that while some in Congress say we may no longer have french fries, others, like Humphrey Bogart in Casablanca , know they will always have Paris, and France, to enjoy and remember. Table of Contents. Preface 1 - Great Depression Follies One. It Sometimes Rains in Nice Two.
The Return of the Middle Classes Three. Martial Visitors Six. A Tattered Welcome Mat Seven.
From the “Crazy Years” to the “Dark Years” (1918–1944)
Searching for Sartre, Eight. The Worms Turn: Twelve.
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Bouncing Back: The s Fourteen. Ample primary sources range from the American and French press and national as well as local archives to personal diaries, memoirs, and interviews. A variety of documents show tourist industry statistics and strategies on both sides of the Atlantic--from American travel agencies to the French Ministry of Tourism anxious to enhance this major source of national revenue.
Individual accounts bear witness to reactions toward people, objects, and experiences from the other land. Insights from Author: Monique Yaari. Date: Jan. From: French Forum Vol. Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press.
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