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

stereotypes, but rather in struggles at critical moments in French history. While I agree with almost everything in La Gauche, la droite, et le marché , I would push back in two regards. First, I think that Spector lets the French Right off too easily. The

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Photography, Identity, and Migration

Controlling Colonial Migrants in Interwar France and Senegal

Johann Le Guelte

photographer was not easy, or even conceivable, for most colonial subjects in interwar Senegal. Indeed, in many ways the medium remained a “tool of empire” confined to European hands. 44 The colonial camera reproduced stereotypes that were in turn spread and

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Amy Kallander

attachment” across Africa can debunk colonial stereotypes as well as scholarly tendencies that reduce intimacy to sex. The study of love must acknowledge the “problem of universality and difference.” 18 As with other global phenomenon, romantic imaginaries

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An Inconvenient Expertise

French Colonial Sailors and Technological Knowledge in the Union Française

Minayo Nasiali

racialized and gendered discourses about labor and skill. Scholarship on technology and postcolonial science in Africa has discussed how racial stereotyping has shaped understandings of expertise and helped generate gendered perceptions about “technological

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Ludivine Broch

content and context. The landscapes were highly exoticized, with the Spahis and méharistes portrayed in action shots on horseback or camelback, and the snippets of text running alongside the six images deliberately emphasized the stereotypical qualities

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Mark Ingram

setting. He criticizes the display of “exotic images of a romanticized ‘other’” and the way this might reinforce “the widespread stereotype of a nostalgic discipline lost in ‘ tristes tropiques ’, beautiful ‘disappearing worlds’” (95). He sees this as

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Rebecca Scales

guests advanced a similar argument: namely, that discriminatory social welfare policies and cultural stereotypes about disabled civilians, rather than their individual bodies, had turned them into a disenfranchised category of citizens. “There are three

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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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Nadia Malinovich

, entre autres, qu’on puisse être à la fois juif et français comme l’Alliance le préconise.” 59 As this comment indicates, one of the objectives of the American Friends was to deflect negative stereotypes about France and French Jews in the United States

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Illegible Allegations

Navigating the Meanings of Rape in Colonial Algeria

Sarah Ghabrial

played into these stereotypes and colored the doctors’ judgment. Indeed, it is a cruel irony that rural sexual crime, aggravated by settler land expropriation and subsequent labor displacement (as discussed above), helped confirm in the minds of so