"... 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