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Periphery and Intimacy in Anti-Imperial Culture and Politics

From French Others to Othering Frenchness

Burleigh Hendrickson

ethnocultural hierarchy—that is, Black working-class Martinicans, educated mulattos seeking access to white worlds, racial differentiation in the military—his analyses tended to ascribe a common set of experiences to these groups. Yet with the onset of France

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Muslim Notables, French Colonial Officials, and the Washers of the Dead

Women and Gender Politics in Colonial Algeria

Augustin Jomier

administrators and Muslim notables to exclude certain population groups from its application. Third, if female actors took part in narrowing women's participation in Mzab's social and political life, they did so based on social class interests, and not as women

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Etty Terem

France. Her study of “advice columns” enables entry into domains of “urban, educated, and middle-class” women, who discussed love and “gender roles within dating and marriage.” In both nations, she argues, the idealization of romantic love and

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An Indochinese Dominion

L'Effort indochinois and Autonomy in a Global Context, 1936–1939

M. Kathryn Edwards

Vũ Đình Dy and Nguyễn Đắc Lộc were both nationalists close to the VNQDĐ. 28 Vũ Đình Dy—also the paper's editor—identified himself as a critic of the rich and powerful and as a defender of the working class while clarifying that he was not a

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Decolonizing “La Brousse

Rural Medicine and Colonial Authority in Cameroon

Sarah C. Runcie

. The University Centre for Health Sciences (Centre Universitaire des Sciences de la Santé, CUSS) welcomed its first class of students in 1969. 6 The planning for CUSS raised fundamental questions, however, about how international organizations and

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Illegible Allegations

Navigating the Meanings of Rape in Colonial Algeria

Sarah Ghabrial

recent census. 28 This high point of exploitation by settler landed classes was met in the ensuing years by a wave of organized protests, labor strikes, and, in turn, mass repression. 29 Meanwhile, Khedoudja's aunt was unwilling to take on the role of

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Laura Levine Frader, Ian Merkel, Jessica Lynne Pearson, and Caroline Séquin

distanced themselves from the political Left, arguing that sex, not class, was the foundation of women's oppression. The reforms initiated by the Giscard d'Estang's Secrétariat d'état à la Condition feminine (created in 1974 and headed by Françoise Giroud

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Liesbeth Schoonheim

over her spiritual wellbeing, as was common for French Catholic girls of her class. The diary Beauvoir kept as a student would no longer be of such an explicitly confessional nature (and would no longer be read by her mother) and is instead conceived

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Julie Fette

’incertitude.” Following trajectories influenced by their religious, class, and geographic differences, most of Pinhas’s family emigrated to Israel, while Marcelle’s family resettled in France and the United States. As a couple, they opted for France, a choice that attests

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To Bear Witness After the Era of the Witness

The Projects of Christophe Boltanski and Ivan Jablonka

Donald Reid

Pétain and his regime’s antisemitism, Myriam joined the Communist Party after the war and hosted monthly meetings of her cell, composed of well-off bourgeois who, like her, had reason to embrace a politics not consonant with their class interests (and