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Republican Imperialisms

Narrating the History of “Empire” in France, 1885–1900

Christina Carroll

—merging “continental” and “colonial” models of empire into one imperial structure. 11 The legacy of Napoleon III’s vision of empire was problematic for republicans in the early years of the Third Republic. French defeat in the Franco-Prussian War had undermined the

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Gauging the Propagandist's Talents

William Le Queux's Dubious Place in Literary History: Part Two

A. Michael Matin

‘old enough to remember the beginning of the anti-German phase of that very ancient propaganda in England’, Shaw identified how it had been in 1871, in the immediate aftermath of the Franco-Prussian War (which established Germany as Europe's leading

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Yan Slobodkin

at all. 33 Nutritionists now added a new possibility: human difference could be due to diet. Nutrition provided a new approach to the French obsession with racial decline that emerged after the Franco-Prussian War. 34 In contrast to an earlier focus

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“Algeria for the Algerians”

Public Education and Settler Identity in the Early Third Republic

Kyle Francis

’s capitulation in the Franco-Prussian War and the disaster of the Paris Commune. 72 Over time, this new racial ideology gained acceptance in metropolitan France as well; it is evident in the decision taken by metropolitan officials not only to use French