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Scott Gunther

think it mattered, and one thought gay men but not lesbians could be bobos, because of stereotypes of the consumption patterns of lesbians, stemming primarily from the anti-fashion stance articulated by second-wave-feminist lesbians. 23 “Bobos are

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“Algeria for the Algerians”

Public Education and Settler Identity in the Early Third Republic

Kyle Francis

for the nineteenth century. 5 Historians who have analyzed settler culture have tended to focus on how European settlers constructed and represented the indigenous population as inferior and uncivilized and used these stereotypes to justify their

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Edward Berenson, Elinor Accampo, Joseph Bohling, and Michael Seidman

factor in French attitudes of both appreciation and distrust. Numerous forms of American generosity documented in the book also reinforced the French stereotype of Americans as rich. Charitable activities fed the long-standing classic contrasts between

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Alain Vaillant

constater que ce que je prenais pour un simple stéréotype national (un peu comme le béret et la baguette de pain) renvoyait en fait à une réalité culturelle, dont ou pouvait faire l’histoire et qui avait affaire, comme j’ai essayé de le montrer, d’une part à

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Owen White and Elizabeth Heath

–361; quotation at 348. 41 Patricia M. E. Lorcin, Imperial Identities: Stereotyping, Prejudice and Race in Colonial Algeria (London: I.B. Tauris, 1995), 46–47; David Northrup, “Indentured Indians in the French Atlantic,” Revue française d’histoire d

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Selective Empathy

Workers, Colonial Subjects, and the Affective Politics of French Romantic Socialism

Naomi J. Andrews

orientalist stereotypes, rather than as individuals worthy of inclusion in the human family. The second mode of description relies implicitly on gendered categories, wherein the Algerians appear as hardened and potentially threatening men. Algeria is “still

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Christine Adams

held Madame de Maintenon responsible for encouraging Louis XIV's religious bigotry and especially the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes in 1685. 81 But misogyny and stereotypes of feminine behavior have undergirded critiques of the political influence

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Jonathan G. Katz

astonishing propagation of tuberculosis” in Algiers. And she pushed back at the then prevailing stereotype about syphilis as an “Arab” disease. She wrote dismissively, “It's claimed that the most common disease among the natives is syphilis. Among the

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Trying on the Veil

Sexual Autonomy and the End of the French Republic in Michel Houellebecq’s Submission

Seth Armus

Valérie in Platform using the term “submission”; her appeal is, quite literally, her complete submissiveness. Houellebecq contrasts Valérie to the bitter, aging feminist, Josiane, whom he reduces to the cruelest antifeminist stereotype, that is to say

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Black October

Comics, Memory, and Cultural Representations of 17 October 1961

Claire Gorrara

, contesting negative stereotyping of Algerians living in France. 51 Jan Baetens, “History against the Grain: On the Relationship between Visual Aesthetics and Historical Interpretation in the Contemporary Spanish Graphic Novel,” Rethinking History: The