The Resource Cold War holidays: : American tourism in France, Christopher Endy, (ebook)

Cold War holidays: : American tourism in France, Christopher Endy, (ebook)

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Cold War holidays: : American tourism in France
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Cold War holidays:
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American tourism in France
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Christopher Endy
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eng
Summary
Moving beyond traditional state-centered conceptions of foreign relations, Christopher Endy approaches the Cold War era relationship between France and the United States from the original perspective of tourism. Focusing on American travel in France after World War II, Cold War Holidays shows how both the U.S. and French governments actively cultivated and shaped leisure travel to advance their foreign policy agendas. From the U.S. government's campaign to encourage American vacations in Western Europe as part of the Marshall Plan, to Charles de Gaulle's aggressive promotion of American tourism to France in the 1960's, Endy reveals how consumerism and globalization played a major role in transatlantic affairs. Yet contrary to analyses of globalization that emphasize the decline of the nation-state, Endy argues that an era notable for the rise of informal transnational exchanges was also a time of entrenched national identity and persistent state power. A lively array of voices informs Endy's analysis: Parisian hoteliers and cafe waiters, American and French diplomats, advertising and airline executives, travel writers, and tourists themselves. The resulting portrait reveals tourism as a colorful and consequential illustration of the changing nature of international relations in an age of globalization
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Midwest
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Endy, Christopher
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338.4/791440483
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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The new Cold War history
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  • Tourism
  • Americans
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adult
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Cold War holidays: : American tourism in France, Christopher Endy, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9780807863510
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11845230
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remote
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11845230
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MWT11845230
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Cold War holidays: : American tourism in France, Christopher Endy, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780807863510
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11845230
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11845230
System control number
MWT11845230
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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