The French way : how France embraced and rejected American values and power (Book, 2012) [WorldCat.org]
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The French way : how France embraced and rejected American values and power

Author: Richard F Kuisel
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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There are over 1,000 McDonald's on French soil. And two Disney theme parks have opened near Paris in the last two decades. From McDonald's and Coca-Cola to free markets and foreign policy, this book  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard F Kuisel
ISBN: 9780691151816 0691151814
OCLC Number: 794967681
Description: xxii, 487 s. : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface --
Note on anti-Americanism --
America à la mode: the 1980s. Anti-Americanism in retreat: Jack Lang, cultural imperialism, and the anti-anti-Americans --
Reverie and rivalry: Mitterrand and Reagan-Bush --
The adventures of Mickey Mouse, Coca-Cola, and McDonalds in the land of the Gauls --
Taming the hyperpower: the 1990s. The French way: society, economy and culture in the 1990s. The paradox of the fin de siècle: anti-Americanism and Americanization.
Responsibility: Richard F. Kuisel

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"[R]equired reading for anyone interested in relations between the world's two oldest republics."--Andrew Moravcsik, Foreign Affairs "[D]emonstrates with chilling clarity the pattern of US Read more...

 
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