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Internationalism, National Identities, and Study Abroad: France and the United States, 1890-1970

Whitney Walton


This book—a long-term study of educational travel between France and the United States—suggests that, by studying abroad, ordinary people are constructively involved in international relations. It analyzes study abroad from the perspectives of the students, schools, governments, and non-governmental organizations involved, and charts its changing purpose and meaning throughout the twentieth century. The book shows how students' preconceptions of themselves, their culture, and the other nationality—particularly differences in gender roles—shaped their experiences and were transformed during the ... More

Keywords: study abroad, internationalism, national identities, France, United States, international relations, Franco-American relations, Americanization, anti-Americanism, educational travel

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780804762533
Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: June 2013 DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804762533.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Whitney Walton, author