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Author Endy, Christopher.

Title Cold War holidays [electronic resource] : American tourism in France / Christopher Endy.

Imprint Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2004.

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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xii, 286 p. : ill.
Series The new Cold War history
New Cold War history.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [261]-275) and index.
Contents Consumerism, the Cold War, and globalization -- Rationed pleasure : leisure before and after the war -- Fellow travelers : the rise of tourism in U.S. foreign policy -- Radiance or colonization? : French divisions over American tourism -- Making France safe for middle-class Americans -- French hotel industry -- Pleasure with a purpose : the struggle to create an Atlantic community -- The ugly American : the travel boom and the debate over mass culture -- The rude French : modernity and hospitality in De Gaulle's France -- The dollar challenge : the persistence of consumerism in the 1960s.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Tourism -- France -- History -- 20th century.
Americans -- Travel -- France -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0807863513
0807828718 (alk. paper)
0807855480 (pbk. : alk. paper)

 
    
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