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  1. The Cult of the Modern
    The Cult of the Modern focuses on nineteenth-century France and Algeria and examines the role that ideas of modernity and modernization played in both national and colonial programs during the years of the Second Empire and the... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2017
    Hardback / £52.00
  2. The French Army and Its African Soldiers
    As part of France’s opposition to the independence of its former colonies in the years following World War II, its army remained deeply invested in preventing the decolonization of the territories comprising French West... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 2017
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  3. French Mediterraneans
    While the Mediterranean is often considered a distinct, unified space, recent scholarship on the early modern history of the sea has suggested that this perspective is essentially a Western one, devised from the vantage point... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2016
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  4. Regeneration through Empire
    Following France’s defeat in the Franco-Prussian War in 1870–71, French patriots feared that their country was in danger of becoming a second-rate power in Europe. Decreasing birth rates had largely slowed French population... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 2015
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  5. The French Colonial Mind, Volume 1
    What made France into an imperialist nation, ruler of a global empire with millions of dependent subjects overseas? Historians have sought answers to this question in the nation’s political situation at home and abroad, its... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 2012
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  6. The French Colonial Mind, Volume 2
    Violence was prominent in France’s conquest of a colonial empire, and the use of force was integral to its control and regulation of colonial territories. What, if anything, made such violence distinctly colonial? And how did... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 2012
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  7. The French Colonial Mind, 2-volume set
    Volume 1: What made France into an imperialist nation, ruler of a global empire with millions of dependent subjects overseas? Historians have sought answers to this question in the nation’s political situation at home and abroad,... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 2012
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  8. Colonial Metropolis
    World War I gave colonial migrants and French women unprecedented access to the workplaces and nightlife of Paris. After the war they were expected to return without protest to their homes—either overseas or metropolitan. Neither... Learn More
    Published: 1st June 2010
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  9. Cinema in an Age of Terror
    Cinema in an Age of Terror looks at how cinematic representations of colonial-era victimization inform our understanding of the contemporary age of terror. By examining works representing colonial history and the dynamics of spectatorship... Learn More
    Published: 1st June 2010
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  10. Transnational Spaces and Identities in the Francophone World
    The dissolution of the French Empire and the ensuing rush of immigration have led to the formation of diasporas and immigrant cultures that have transformed French society and the immigrants themselves. Transnational Spaces and... Learn More
    Published: 1st July 2009
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  11. Bourdieu in Algeria
    The shadow cast by Pierre Bourdieu’s theory is large and well documented, but his early ethnographic work in Algeria is less well known and often overlooked. This volume, the first critical examination of Bourdieu’s early... Learn More
    Published: 1st July 2009
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  12. French Colonialism Unmasked
    Before the Vichy regime, there was ostensibly only one France and one form of colonialism for French West Africa (FWA). World War II and the division of France into two ideological camps, each asking for legitimacy from the colonized,... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2008
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  13. Beyond Papillon
    For French criminologists and colonialists of the mid-nineteenth century, the penal colonies of Guiana and New Caledonia seemed to satisfy two needs, namely, to incarcerate a growing number of criminals and to supply manpower... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2008
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  14. Endgame 1758
    The story of what happened at the colonial fortified town of Louisbourg between 1749 and 1758 is one of the great dramas of the history of Canada, indeed North America. The French stronghold on Cape Breton Island, strategically... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 2008
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  15. The French Navy and the Seven Years' War
    The Seven Years’ War was the world’s first global conflict, spanning five continents and the critical sea lanes that connected them. This book is the fullest account ever written of the French navy’s role in the hostilities.... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2007
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  16. A Workman Is Worthy of His Meat
    In Libreville, the capital of the African nation of Gabon, the colonial past has evolved into a present indelibly marked by colonial rule and ongoing French influence. This is especially evident in areas as essential to life as... Learn More
    Published: 1st June 2007
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