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The Olive Grove of Rome

Romanization and the French Colonial Imagination in Nineteenth-Century Tunisia

Jessica Biddlestone

cultivation. The work countered prevailing scholarly consensus at the time, which held that ancient Tunisia was part of the legendary “Granary of Rome,” concluding instead that in antiquity central Tunisia had been an olive-producing region. The French

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Agricultural Fire or Arson?

Rural Denizens, Forest Administration, and the Colonial Situation in Algeria (1850–1900)

Antonin Plarier

decline and threatened by the fires supposedly perpetrated by the essentialist figure of the “incendiary Arab.” 32 Analyzed by Diana K. Davis in her work Resurrecting the Granary of Rome, Environmental History and French Colonial Expansion , the

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The Color of French Wine

Southern Wine Producers Respond to Competition from the Algerian Wine Industry in the Early Third Republic

Elizabeth Heath

Wine Economics 9, 1 (2014): 3–33. Also Charles-Robert Ageron, Modern Algeria: A History from 1830 to Present , trans. Michael Brett (London: Hearst, 1991), 60–62 and Diana Davis, Resurrecting the Granary of Rome: Environmental History and French