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A Semite : a memoir of Algeria

Author: Denis Guénoun; Ann Smock; William Smock
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 2014.
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In this memoir, the author excavates his family's past and portrays an imposing, enigmatic father. René Guénoun was a teacher, pioneer, and supporter of Algerian independence. Although his Jewish family was rooted in Algeria, he inherited French citizenship. He taught science in a French lycée and belonged to the French Communist Party. The Guénouns had little interest in Israel and considered themselves at home  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
History
Personal narratives
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Guenoun, Denis.
A Semite : A Memoir of Algeria.
New York : Columbia University Press, ©2014
Named Person: Denis Guénoun; Denis Guénoun
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Denis Guénoun; Ann Smock; William Smock
ISBN: 9780231537247 0231537247 1306777135 9781306777131
OCLC Number: 877769612
Description: 1 online resource (177 pages)
Contents: Frontmatter --
Contents --
Foreword --
Chronology of French/Algerian History --
I. December 1, 1940 --
II. June 22, 1961 --
III. November 6, 1989.
Other Titles: Sémite.
Responsibility: Denis Guénoun ; translated from French by Ann and William Smock.
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An account of what it was like to be Algerian, Jewish, and French at a time when those "identities" were fighting words.  Read more...

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