By Jacques Portes
During the perspectives of French tourists and various French stories concerning the usa, this booklet indicates how French opinion of the U.S. advanced throughout the past due 19th century. features of yankee lifestyles have been difficult and unique to the French, but American cities and gave the facts of an rising fiscal energy, and American society supplied appealing versions of social engineering. Even earlier than international battle I, the U.S. chanced on its position in French opinion, following developments that persisted in the course of the 20th century: fascination and misgivings, allure and repulsion.
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The author traveled in 1874, shortly after the shipwreck of the Ville du Havre. 6. G. de Molinari, Lettre sur les Etats-Unis et le Canada (Paris: Hachette, 1876), p. 2. 22 The United States as Exoticism traveled were made with the help of little ﬂags that simulated the ship’s advance; the correct answer and the winner were not announced before the ship had reached the tip of Long Island. Bets were also made about the number or the letter on the pilot’s sail. The arrival of the pilot was, of course, a small event that broke the monotony of the crossing.
All observers noted the extraordinarily practical character of this mode of transportation, whose speed, relative comfort, and accessibility had no equivalent in France. Those who took it, and many did, were impressed by the reliability of the equipment and the security measures set up for its use. All in all, there was complete unanimity in praising the utility of the El as well as in denouncing its ugliness. The rails passed so close to buildings that one could look inside, and the streets were darkened by this strange contraption.
36 The United States as Exoticism cuisine before taking the ship home, to the greasy spoons of the West. The fact is that except in some major cities all that was available were very ordinary restaurants, with the railroad stations in the West inspiring particular fear and trembling – “Coffee, pork chops, French fries” – and it could get even worse. Strange Ways and Customs Before one could even begin to eat, one had to face certain strange ways of doing things. ” In the ﬁrst case, the guest paid only for the room and could eat wherever he liked; in the second and more frequent case, he paid a set price for the room plus three meals a day – breakfast, dinner, and supper – to be taken at a ﬁxed time.