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Selective Empathy

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

Naomi J. Andrews

, Diderot: Du genre humain au bois d’ébène (Paris: Unesco, 2002); Loïc Rignol, Les Hiéroglyphes de la Nature: Le socialisme scientifique en France dans le premier XIX e siècle (Paris: Les presses du réel, 2014). 24 Michael Barnett, Empire of Humanity: A

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Julie Fette

’s grandfather, but he brushed it off. I asked him why he had decided to pursue a doctorate as a retiree. “Je ne suis pas le genre à ne rien faire. Ce n’est pas ma nature,” he encapsulated. He already had two licences and a maîtrise , so he signed up for a

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Rethinking France’s “Memory Wars”

Harki Collective Memories, 2003–2010

Laura Jeanne Sims

and quell resistance. On the whole, the Harki memoirs as a genre are more focused on conveying personal experiences of decolonization than on exploring the origins of French colonialism in Algeria. Yet in Fatima Besnaci-Lancou’s memoir, Fille de harki

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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

must also promote “a literary genre that is political in content, yet palatable and nonsubversive by virtue of its legitimation by a national institution and its conformity to a favorable horizon of expectations” (99). The other risk, as Sabo rightly

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The Algerian Café-Hotel

Hub of the Nationalist Underground, Paris 1926–1962

Neil MacMaster

owner, Mme P., told the police that, “non habituée à ce genre de commerce, je fus en butte, dès le début, à des difficultés d’exploitation avec la clientèle FMA qui refusait de payer le loyer,” and sold the business to an FLN militant. 21 My estimate

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Outrageous Flirtation, Repressed Flirtation, and the Gallic Singularity

Alexis de Tocqueville's Comparative Views on Women and Marriage in France and the United States

Jean Elisabeth Pedersen

differences in audience and genre between the private letter and the public book, Tocqueville repeated the themes and contents of his initial correspondence home from the United States in his two eventual volumes of Democracy in America often enough that the