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The Other Americans in Paris: Businessmen, Countesses, Wayward Youth, 1880-1941

 

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The Other Americans in Paris: Businessmen, Countesses, Wayward Youth, 1880-1941

Nancy L. Green


There is an untold tale of Americans in Paris, a history of expatriation and immigration that parallels the story of the “Lost Generation” expatriates who came to France for creative inspiration. This book argues that the “other Americans in Paris” –American heiresses who married cash-poor French noblemen, wayward souls who got into trouble there but especially American businessmen living on the Right Bank of the Seine – are part of an important story of the early half of the “American Century.” Following these overseas Americans is a way of .... Read more

 

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