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Mirage in the West:
A History of the French Image of American Society to 1815
Durand Echeverria

Paperback | 2015 | $40.00 | £32.95 | ISBN: 9780691622309
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"... a gracefully written, brief, but remarkably complete account of the varieties and vicissitudes of French opinion regarding the English colonies and, to 1815, the U.S.... a major contribution."-William and Mary Quarterly

Originally published in 1968.

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Table of Contents:

  • Frontmatter, pg. i
  • Foreword, pg. vii
  • Preface, pg. xv
  • Contents, pg. xvii
  • I. The Philosophes Discover America, pg. 1
  • II. Liberty, Virtue, Prosperity, and Enlightenment, 1776-1783, pg. 39
  • III. Frenchmen in America, 1776-1783, pg. 79
  • IV. The American Dream, 1784-1794, pg. 116
  • V. The Disintegration of the Dream, pg. 175
  • VI. The Consulate and the Empire, 1799-1815, pg. 225
  • Bibliographical Note, pg. 283
  • Index, pg. 287


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