Collective Memory: France and the Algerian War (1954-62)

Collective Memory: France and the Algerian War (1954-62)

by Jo McCormack University of Sunderland, UK

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ISBN-13: 9780739145623
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication date: 02/03/2010
Series: After the Empire: The Francophone World and Postcolonial France Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 236
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Jo McCormack is lecturer in French at the Institute for International Studies, University of Technology, Sydney.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii

List of Abbreviations and Acronyms ix

Brief Chronology of the Algerian War|xi

Introduction: The Algerian War: Between Memory and History 1

Chapter 1 Critical Literature and Recent Developments 11

Chapter 2 Pedagogy: Imagining the French Nation 57

Chapter 3 The Family: Discussing the War Years 99

Chapter 4 The Media: Reporting the War Forty Years On 133

Chapter 5 Conclusion: Teaching, Reporting, and Discussing the Algerian War in Contemporary France 167

Appendix A 185

Appendix B 189

Appendix C 193

Appendix D 197

Appendix E 203

Bibliography and Filmography 207

Index 217

About the Author 221

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