The Invention of Decolonization: The Algerian War and the Remaking of France

The Invention of Decolonization: The Algerian War and the Remaking of France

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by Todd Shepard
     
 

In this account of the Algerian War's effect on French political structures and notions of national identity, Todd Shepard asserts that the separation of Algeria from France was truly a revolutionary event with lasting consequences for French social...See more details below

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In this account of the Algerian War's effect on French political structures and notions of national identity, Todd Shepard asserts that the separation of Algeria from France was truly a revolutionary event with lasting consequences for French social...

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801474545
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Publication date:
02/28/2008
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
752,144
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

List of Abbreviations
Chronology of French Occupation of Algeria

Introduction

Part I; The Making and Forgetting of French Algeria
1. Muslim French Citizens from Algeria: A Short History
2. Inventing Decolonization
3. The "Tide of History" versus the Laws of the Republic
4. Forgetting French Algeria

Part II: Between France and Algeria
5. Making Algerians
6. Repatriation Rather Than Aliyah: The Jews of France and the End of French Algeria
7. Veiled "Muslim" Women, Violent Pied Noir Men, and the Family of France: Gender, Sexuality, and Ethnic Difference

Part III: The Exodus and After
8. Repatriating the Europeans
9. Rejecting the Muslims
10. The Post-Algerian Republic

Conclusion: Forgetting Algerian France

Bibliography of Primary Sources
Index

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