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Postcolonial realms of memory sites and symbols in modern France

Author: Étienne Achille; Charles Forsdick; Lydie Moudileno
Publisher: Liverpool Liverpool University Press 2020
Series: Contemporary French and Francophone cultures, 68.
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Addressing the remarkable absence of colonial legacy from Pierre Nora's Les Lieux de memoire, the present volume fosters a new reading of the French past by discerning and exploring an initial  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Étienne Achille; Charles Forsdick; Lydie Moudileno
ISBN: 9781789620665 178962066X
OCLC Number: 1225195706
Accession No: (DE-627)169117758X (DE-599)KXP169117758X (OCoLC)1225195706
Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description: viii, 429 Seiten Illustrationen 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Postcolonizing lieux de memoireInstitutionsArchives (Oana Panaite)L'Ecole republicaine (Leon Sachs)La Sorbonne (Ruth Bush)The Clamart Salon (T. Denean Sharpley-Whiting)Literary Prestige (Claire Ducournau)TerritoryRegions/Province (Kate Marsh)Borders (Michael Gott)Banlieues (Herve Tchumkam)17 October 1961(Michel Laronde)Marseille (Kathryn Kleppinger)The Mediterranean (Kathryn Kleppinger)MonumentsFort de Joux (Cilas Kemedjio)La Case creole (Julia Waters)Memorials and Museums (Robert Aldrich)Memorials in the Caribbean (Anny Dominique Curtius)The Memorial ACTe (Fabienne Viala)The Abolition of Slavery (Sophia Khadraoui-Fortune)Musee National de l'Histoire de l'Immigration (Patrick Crowley)Displacement/MobilityLe Bagne (Charles Forsdick)Rivesaltes (Susan Ireland)Ouvea (Pim Higginson)BUMIDOM (H. Adlai Murdoch)Les Sans-papiers (Dominic Thomas)BodiesColonial Exhibitions (Nicolas Bancel and Pascal Blanchard)Les Tirailleurs senegalais (David Murphy)Colonial heroes (Berny Sebe)Jeanne Duval (Mireille Rosello)Women's Rights (Francoise Verges)Words and ImagesFrench Language (Cecile Van den Avenne)Anti-Colonialism (David Murphy)Children's Literature (Philip Dine)Post and the Postage Stamp (David Scott)Colonial Photography (Xavier Guegan)The EverydayVine and Wine (Jacqueline Dutton)Couscous (Sylvie Durmelat)Toys (Elizabeth Heath)Bande dessinee (Mark McKinney)Sport (Philip Dine)
Series Title: Contemporary French and Francophone cultures, 68.
Responsibility: edited by Etienne Achille, Charles Forsdick, Lydie Moudileno.
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Reviews'Written by recognized experts across a rich inter-disciplinary field, this is a hugely impressive survey of the problematic of postcolonial memory in both mainland France and les Read more...

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