Endy, Christopher.

Cold War holidays : American tourism in France / Christopher Endy. - Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2004. - xii, 286 p. : ill. ; 25 cm. - The new Cold War history .

Includes bibliographical references (p. [261]-275) and index.

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 : the Marshall Plan and the 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.

0807828718 (alk. paper) 0807855480 (pbk. : alk. paper)


Americans--History--Travel--France--20th century.
Tourism--History--France--20th century.

G155.F8 / .E48 2004

338.4/791440483

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