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Navigating the Fourth Republic

West African University Students between Metropolitan France and Dakar

Harry Gamble

AOF bore the full cost of operating the IHED, the latter's physical infrastructure was financed with help from the French colonial development fund known as the FIDES. Although higher education had only begun to take shape in Dakar, we can already

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Madeline Woker, Caroline Ford, and Jonathan Gosnell

being by carefully managed forms of interaction among ethnolinguistic groups” (226). Legg draws comparisons with colonial developments on other continents to elucidate the notion of a new society, and thus “America” is a frequent reference. “The United

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Alan Crookham, Nina Finigan, Elizabeth Plumridge, and Michelle Horwood

as donors and as visitors, seeing themselves “as partners in colonial development and not merely as victims of it” (76). Gareth Knapman’s study of Sir Frederick McCoy, in the National Museum of Victoria in Melbourne, explores the tension between

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Agricultural Fire or Arson?

Rural Denizens, Forest Administration, and the Colonial Situation in Algeria (1850–1900)

Antonin Plarier

France. This speech nevertheless mirrors a development in Algeria, in which forests played a key role in terms of colonial development. In a narrative representative of the forestry expectations expressed by the colonial administration, Captain Léo

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Think Global, Fight Local

Recontextualizing the French Army in Algeria, 1954–1962

Terrence G. Peterson

Albert Sarraut had viewed colonial development as a defense against external subversion since the 1920s, and French intelligence services had been fixated on preventing a Communist or pan-Arabist insurrection launched from abroad nearly just as long. 39

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The Colonial State and Carnival

The Complexity and Ambiguity of Carnival in Guinea-Bissau, West Africa

Christoph Kohl

key roles, both as mediators of colonial trading interests and state administration and as activists in anti-colonial developments. In the literature, they are known for their ‘rebellious’ stance toward the colonizers, and they figure prominently in

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Decolonizing the African Studies Centre

Adam Branch

World War II it and the other institutes had been incorporated into an overall plan for a ‘developmental’ empire ( Cooper 2002 ) once the Colonial Development and Welfare Act had set the stage for an expansion of socially relevant research ( Mills 2006

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Visualizing Vigilance in the Generalized Representation of the Nomad

Reflections on the Banjara Community in Rajasthan, India

Urmi Bhattacharyya

evidence on the part of the dispossessed. In the context of the Banjara, vigilance and its consequences of domination through regimes of coloniality, development, and security thus remain central in the perpetual nomadization of these communities in social

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Anthropology at the dawn of apartheid

Radcliffe-Brown and Malinowski’s South African engagements, 1919–1934

Isak Niehaus

the colonies (1930a: 4). But Britain should also defend the long-term interests of natives, on whose labor colonial developments depend. Malinowski deplored the fact that natives currently work under conditions resembling slavery. The imposition of

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Waiting for Utopia

Young Tunisians, Salafism, and the Post-revolutionary Transition

Giovanni Cordova

Salafism in the Tunisian post-revolutionary scene has represented a new articulation of the historical contradictions facing Tunisia during its post-colonial development. If the Islamism of the 1970s reflected a fragmentation of the national project that