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The Resource When the United States spoke French : five refugees who shaped a nation, François Furstenberg

When the United States spoke French : five refugees who shaped a nation, François Furstenberg

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When the United States spoke French : five refugees who shaped a nation
Title
When the United States spoke French
Title remainder
five refugees who shaped a nation
Statement of responsibility
François Furstenberg
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Relates how a group of five French aristocrats sought refuge in the United States, a republic whose Enlightenment ideals mirrored their own, and spent the French Revolution in Philadelphia before eventually becoming involved in Franco-American diplomacy
Summary
Describes the story of a group of French aristocrats who emigrated to America, a republic whose Enlightenment ideals mirrored their own, and spent the French Revolution in Philadelphia before eventually becoming involved in Franco-American diplomacy
Writing style
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10317259
Cataloging source
DLC
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Furstenberg, François
Dewey number
973.4
Index
index present
LC call number
DC158.1
LC item number
.F87 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • United States
  • France
  • Political refugees
  • French
  • Political refugees
  • Philadelphia (Pa.)
  • Aristocracy (Social class)
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
five refugees who shaped a nation
Label
When the United States spoke French : five refugees who shaped a nation, François Furstenberg
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Strange reunions : an introduction -- PART I. THE UNITED STATES SPEAKS FRENCH -- France comes to America -- Settling in America : Philadelphia speaks French -- Franco-American networks and polite Atlantic spaces -- PART II. THE FRENCH REVOLUTION IN THE WEST -- Trans-Atlantic land speculation -- France in the Mississippi Valley -- The émigrés return to France, France returns to America -- Conclusion : empty houses
Control code
20259518
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
498 pages
Isbn
9781594204418
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014005400
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
When the United States spoke French : five refugees who shaped a nation, François Furstenberg
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Strange reunions : an introduction -- PART I. THE UNITED STATES SPEAKS FRENCH -- France comes to America -- Settling in America : Philadelphia speaks French -- Franco-American networks and polite Atlantic spaces -- PART II. THE FRENCH REVOLUTION IN THE WEST -- Trans-Atlantic land speculation -- France in the Mississippi Valley -- The émigrés return to France, France returns to America -- Conclusion : empty houses
Control code
20259518
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
498 pages
Isbn
9781594204418
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014005400
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations

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