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Introduction: World Knowledge and Non-European Space

Nineteenth Century Geography Textbooks and Children’s Books

Andreas Weiß

civilizing mission.” 18 The tension was largely solved by way of adventure stories, and this may be a reason why war stories take up so much space in geography textbooks. Historical and cultural studies have often acknowledged how this binarity between the

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Entre Algérie et France

Écrire une histoire sociale des Algériens au vingtième siècle

Muriel Cohen and Annick Lacroix

Northwest Africa (Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2012) ; Amelia H. Lyons, The Civilizing Mission in the Metropole : Algerian Families and the French Welfare State During Decolonization (Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press, 2013) ; Hannah

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Owen White and Elizabeth Heath

economic life in Anglophone scholarship on the modern French Empire was hardly total, 5 and even that there were some successful attempts to apply approaches from cultural history to matters of economic significance: Alice Conklin’s work on the “civilizing