Search Results

You are looking at 1 - 10 of 15 items for :

  • "pieds-noirs" x
  • French Studies x
  • Refine by Access: All content x
  • Refine by Content Type: All x
Clear All Modify Search
Restricted access

The Rue d'Isly, Algiers, 26 March 1962

The Contested Memorialization of a Massacre

Fiona Barclay

1963 and as recently as 2006. 2 Within the repatriate pied-noir community, it has become an iconic memory. Nevertheless, within the wider public sphere the rue d'Isly deaths remain relatively unknown when compared with similar events that occurred in

Restricted access

Sartre and Camus

In/Justice and Freedom in the Algerian Context

Ouarda Larbi Youcef

Algeria's foremost intellectuals, remains a rather controversial figure for the Algerians. It is an established fact that he was among the few Pieds-noirs 2 , the name given to the French colonists, to dare report on the unfair rule imposed on the

Free access

Editors’ Introduction

Constance L. Mui and T Storm Heter

chance of surviving given Sartre's unwavering commitment to the Algerians’ cause, and Camus’ reluctance to support the idea of independence. As a pied-noir, Camus saw the land as belonging to everyone and was concerned about any violence that might be

Restricted access

Fanny Colonna

Thinking Differently Under Colonialism

Arthur Asseraf

troubled neither by the local French military nor by the Front de libération nationale (FLN). He died peacefully in independent Algeria in 1978, a time when most pied-noirs had already left, at the remarkable age of 103. Baptiste defies all the

Restricted access

Book Reviews

Sarah Horton and Adrian van den Hoven

moral ones.” (383) Peter Dunwoodie is equally illuminating on Camus and Algeria. He details the history of Algeria as a colony and the role of the pieds noirs . He speaks of “[t]he imaginary geography that feeds Camus's Algeria;” (391) considers Camus

Restricted access

Book Reviews

Richard Ivan Jobs, Judith Surkis, Laura Lee Downs, Nimisha Barton, and Kimberly A. Arkin

storytelling and find models for the graphic representation of colonialism. McKinney shows how Ferrandez, a cartoonist of Pied-Noir heritage, has utilized archival materials not only to inform his complex multi-generational fictional narratives of the French

Restricted access

Rethinking France’s “Memory Wars”

Harki Collective Memories, 2003–2010

Laura Jeanne Sims

Harkis, however, challenges basic features of the “memory wars” paradigm and shows the limitations of using it to interpret memory conflicts. The war metaphor presents these conflicts as battles between monolithic identity groups—Pieds-Noirs, Harkis

Restricted access

By Sentiment and By Status

Remembering and Forgetting Crémieux during the Franco-Algerian War

Jessica Hammerman

. Since the nineteenth century, Europeans who settled in French Algeria—later referred to as pieds noirs —did not see Jews as a part of their vision for French Algeria. 1 As for Muslims, they were, as Claire Eldridge has put it, “inconsequential shadows

Restricted access

The Rhizomatic Algerian Revolution in Three Twenty-First- Century Transnational Documentaries

Algérie tours, détours (2006), La Chine est encore loin (2009), Fidaï (2012)

Nicole Beth Wallenbrock

less chronological than experiential for children, and yet the filmed testimonies of war participants, and the film’s anchor, a schoolhouse, where indigenous Algerian children were educated alongside pied-noir students, enables the public to see a

Restricted access

Book Reviews

Aaron Freundschuh, Jonah D. Levy, Patricia Lorcin, Alexis Spire, Steven Zdatny, Caroline Ford, Minayo Nasiali, George Ross, William Poulin-Deltour, and Kathryn Kleppinger

perversion. This gendered vision of the nation was pervasive during the interwar period, and, of course, during Vichy. Shepard thus takes issue with the view of some scholars that racism was only brought to the metropole by Pieds-Noirs and the OAS in the wake