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Author Furstenberg, François.

Title When the United States spoke French : five refugees who shaped a nation / François Furstenberg.

Publication Info. New York : The Penguin Press, 2014.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    944.04 FUR    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    944.04 FUR    Available
 PAS San Rafael Branch Non-Fiction    944.04 FUR    Available
Description 498 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 429-477) and index.
Contents Strange reunions : an introduction -- PART 1. THE UNITED STATES SPEAKS FRENCH -- France comes to America -- Settling in America : Philadelphia speaks French -- Franco-American networks and polite Atlantic spaces -- PART 2. THE FRENCH REVOLUTION IN THE WEST -- Transatlantic land speculation -- France in the Mississippi Valley -- The émigrés return to France; France returns to America -- Empty houses : a conclusion.
Subject Political refugees -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- 18th century.
French -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- 18th century.
Political refugees -- France -- History -- 18th century.
Aristocracy (Social class) -- France -- History -- 18th century.
France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799 -- Refugees.
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Social conditions -- 18th century.
ISBN 9781594204418 (hardback)
1594204411 (hardback)

 
    
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