Search Results

You are looking at 1 - 10 of 12 items for :

  • All content x
Clear All
Restricted access

Enfants du maquis en Algérie

Un héritage explosif

Abderrahmane Moussaoui

viols, de violences sexuelles et autres asservissements. Elle peut être élargie également aux enfants nés de ces viols, voire à tous les enfants nés dans le maquis. Ni les circonstances de l’accomplissement de ces viols, ni les motivations de leurs

Restricted access

Michael D. Jackson

In 2003, anthropologist and poet Michael Jackson went to French Catalonia with the intention of crossing the Pyrenees on the anniversary of Walter Benjamin's fateful journey on 25-26 September 1940. Retracing Benjamin's steps over a tortuous terrain of vineyards, stony paths and Mediterranean maquis, Jackson meditates on the life and work of the great twentieth-century philosopher, critical theorist, and essayist, as well as on the ways that events beyond our control or comprehension impact on and shape the course of our individual journeys through life.

Free access


Anthropological Approaches to the Study of Children in the Middle East

Erika Friedl and Abderrahmane Moussaoui

born to the maquis during the decade of violence Algeria experienced in the 1990s. Born and raised in the maquis , children went down to town with their parents, in favour of the reconciliation act. However, despite the remarkable progress made by

Restricted access

Baya Hocine's Papers

A Source for the History of Algerian Prisons during the War of Independence (1954–1962)

Sylvie Thénault

Franco-Algerian clashes. In fact, the struggle for independence mobilized not only combatants in the maquis , but also numerous networks dedicated to gathering funds, mobilizing people, protecting militants who were being pursued, carrying out acts of

Restricted access

Virile Resistance and Servile Collaboration

Interrupting the Gendered Representation of Betrayal in Resistance Movements

Maša Mrovlje

Army ( Unterhalter 2000 ; Cosse 2014 ; O'Keefe 2013 ). 4 The maquis groups in the countryside often depended on the support of so-called ‘godmothers’, female heads of neighbouring households, whom they would resort to for food, other supplies and

Restricted access

Think Global, Fight Local

Recontextualizing the French Army in Algeria, 1954–1962

Terrence G. Peterson

the floor of the United Nations. The seizure of Egyptian arms shipments and the defection of the young soldier Henri Maillot to the Communist maquis seemed to offer further confirmation. 43 Whether they attributed the FLN's success to direct Communist

Restricted access

A Phone without Names

Distrust and Duress in Côte d’Ivoire

Kathrin Heitz-Tokpa

; Gérard, fifties, Wǫ-speaking; Aka, forties, Akan-speaking, barkeeper, maquis. References Akindès , Francis . 2004 . The Roots of the Military-Political Crises in Côte d’Ivoire . Uppsala : Nordiska Afrikainstitutet . Arjona , Ana , Nelson Kasfir

Restricted access

The Origins of the Stanley Hoffmann We Knew

Some Comparisons on his Vichy Years with My Family Story

Peter Gourevitch

forged French papers, in case of a police demand in the train, and they left at night, back to Lamalou. The Hoffmanns returned to find the town full of German soldiers. The villagers had sons in the maquis , where they had fled to escape expulsion to

Open access

Impatient Accumulation, Immediate Consumption

Problems with Money and Hope in Central Kenya

Peter Lockwood

cannot be reduced to outward-oriented performances. Sasha Newell's (2012: 99) similar work on youth ‘bluffing’ in Côte d'Ivoire describes the performance or demonstration of a “spectacle of wealth” when drinking at outdoor bars ( maquis ). Newell

Restricted access

The Algerian Café-Hotel

Hub of the Nationalist Underground, Paris 1926–1962

Neil MacMaster

Paris. 46 Mohamed B., a leading FLN cadre, was a liaison agent between France and his home in Oudja, on the Algerian-Moroccan border. He trafficked arms and medical supplies for the maquis , recruited combatants in France, and organized their transit