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Periphery and Intimacy in Anti-Imperial Culture and Politics

From French Others to Othering Frenchness

Burleigh Hendrickson

outside of metropolitan France (in the Overseas Department of Martinique, French colonial Senegal, and the French protectorate of Tunisia), yet spending significant time in the metropole, the figures explored below were very much operating in imperial

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A White Race Blindness?

Abstract Universalism and the Unspeakable Making of Race

Sarah Mazouz

Martinique, François-Rose grew up in the greater Paris region, but her father's job took the family to live in a Sub-Saharan African country for a number of years. One of her uncles is a key figure in the local life of a town close to Fort-de-France, the

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Between Resistance and the State

Caribbean Activism and the Invention of a National Memory of Slavery in France

Itay Lotem

monopoly and the desire for state recognition. Even before the 1990s, the history of enslavement had weighed heavily on the relationship between the French state and its overseas territories, particularly the overseas departments (DOMs) of Martinique

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Global Social Inequalities and the Coloniality of Citizenship, Past and Present

A Conversation Between Manuela Boatcă and Michaela Benson

Michaela Benson and Manuela Boatcă

as Puerto Rico, Guadeloupe, or Martinique as well as the British Virgin Islands, among others. Nationals of some of these territories use their United States or European Union citizenship to migrate from the colony to the metropole and for global

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Romanticizing Difference

Identities in Transformation after World War I

Nadia Malinovich

makes racial difference the supreme obstacle to a romance between its protagonist, a native of Martinique raised in France by a white adoptive father, and her white lover. Another of Baker’s films, Princess Tam-Tam , tells the story of Alwina, a

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Colonial Subjects and Citizens in the French Internal Resistance, 1940-1944

Ludivine Broch

. Parliamentaries: deputees/senators FORBIDDEN . 42 There were posters like this in other locations. 43 Outraged, parliamentary deputies Gratien Candace (Guadeloupe), Maurice Satineau (Guadeloupe), Joseph Lagrosillière (Guadeloupe), Sevère (Martinique), and

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Book Reviews

Damon Boria, Thomas Meagher, Adrian van den Hoven, and Matthew C. Eshleman

phenomenological treatments of the embodied dimensions of racialization in Martinique and Algeria, or his classic account of the North African in France. The problem is not one of omission but rather of taking a specialized case of racialization –the well

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David Miranda-Barreiro, Michelle Herte, Joe Sutliff Sanders, and Mark McKinney

contemporary history at the Université Lyon 3. He has published extensively on Christian missionary work in slavery-era Martinique, French Guiana and beyond. He is also one of the most published French academic specialists of comics, this being his fifth

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The Tempest and The Faerie Queene

Shakespeare's Debt to Spenserian Strangeness

John Roe

-colonialist approaches still abound; the process starts as early as the beginning of the twentieth century, 11 while the Martinique author Aimé Césaire's famous rewriting of Shakespeare's play ( Une Tempête , 1969), in an avowedly anti-colonial spirit, provided the

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Introduction: The French Empire and the History of Economic Life

Owen White and Elizabeth Heath

-à-vis those of Arabs in Algeria and the superiority of Indian indentured laborers relative to freed slaves in post-emancipation Guadeloupe and Martinique. 41 Although a major figure in the labor market, the colonial state nevertheless was only one factor