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America à la Mode: The 1980s

Richard F. Kuisel

in The French Way: How France Embraced and Rejected American Values and Power

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151816
eISBN:
9781400839971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151816.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the warmth of French towards America, and much associated with America, in the 1980s as a prelude to the creeping chilliness in perceptions and relations that followed, while ... More


Reverie and Rivalry: Mitterrand and Reagan-Bush

Richard F. Kuisel

in The French Way: How France Embraced and Rejected American Values and Power

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151816
eISBN:
9781400839971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151816.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter blends the narrative of relations between Paris and Washington with the response of the French media, elites, and public. Despite the outward appearance of strong ties between the two ... More


The Politics of History

Jeffrey K. Olick

in The Sins of the Fathers: Germany, Memory, Method

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226386492
eISBN:
9780226386522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226386522.003.0015
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In this chapter, Olick narrates the election of Richard von Weizsäcker as federal president in 1984 and describes his neoconservative politics. According to Olick, Von Weizsäcker pushed for a ... More


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