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An empire of facts : colonial power, cultural knowledge, and Islam in Algeria, 1870-1914

Author: George R Trumbull
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York ; Melbourne : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
Series: Critical perspectives on empire.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A fascinating account of the formation of French conceptions of Islam in Algeria. George Trumbull places narratives by travellers, bureaucrats, scholars and writers at the heart of the production of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George R Trumbull
ISBN: 9780521516549 0521516544 9780521734349 0521734347
OCLC Number: 690598535
Description: 1 vol. (XVII-309 p.) : ill., cartes, couv. ill. en coul. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: 'Sa Vie Etrange Autour de Nous'; 1. Writing like a state: the question of anthropology and the colonial origins of politicized ethnography; 2. The lies that empire tells itself when times are easy; 3. 'Au Coin des Rues Diderot et Moise': the ethnography of the esoteric and the politics of religious sociability; 4. 'Les Mauvais Genies Dans Tous les Contes de Fees': the ethnography of popular religion and the fashioning of Algerian primitivism; 5. 'Have You Need of a Model, He Will Furnish One on Command': the gendering of morality and the production of difference in colonial ethnography; 6. Discipline and publish: militant ethnography and crimes against culture; Conclusion.
Series Title: Critical perspectives on empire.
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