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Internationalism, national identities, and study abroad [electronic resource] : France and the United States, 1890-1970 / Whitney Walton.

Author/Creator:
Walton, Whitney.
Publication:
Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, c2010.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (280 p.)
Subjects:
Educational exchanges -- France -- History.
Educational exchanges -- United States -- History.
Foreign study -- France -- History.
Foreign study -- United States -- History.
Internationalism -- History.
National characteristics, American -- History.
National characteristics, French -- History.
France -- Relations -- United States.
United States -- Relations -- France.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This book-the first to study educational travel between France and the United States throughout the twentieth century-asserts that study abroad is a valuable form of international relations based on the transformations that students' perceptions of themselves, their culture, and their host country undergo during their time abroad.
Contents:
Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. The American Quest for Knowledge and the French Quest for Americans, 1870-1919; 2. Making Internationalists? The Albert Kahn Around-the-World Scholars' Reports on France and the United States, 1898- 1930; 3. Internationalism and the Junior Year Abroad: American Students in France in the 1920's and 1930's; 4. American Girls and French Jeunes Filles: Negotiating National Identities in Interwar France; 5. Warm Relations in a Cold War Atmosphere: Resurgence and Expansion of Study Abroad Following World War II
6. American National Identity and French Student Life: Politicization and Educational Reform in the 1960's 7. Sexuality, Gender, and National Identities in Twentieth-century Franco-American Exchanges; Abbreviations Used in Notes; Notes; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
0-8047-7338-6
OCLC:
638861398
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