Franklin

Saharan Jews and the fate of French Algeria / Sarah Abrevaya Stein.

Author/Creator:
Stein, Sarah Abrevaya, author.
Publication:
Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2014.
Format/Description:
Book
xv, 261 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Subjects:
Jews -- Algeria -- History.
Mzab (Algeria) -- History.
France -- Colonies -- Africa.
Contents:
The lost archive
Introduction: inventing indigeneity
Anthropology and the ghost of the colonial past
Jews northern and southern: the French annexation of the Mzab and the boundaries of colonial law
Governing typologies: from the conquest of the Mzab to the Touggourt/Dreyfus affair
Contested access: conscription, public health, and education from the fin de siècle through the interwar period
Saharan battlegrounds: from the Vichy regime to a postwar world
Oil, the Algerian war of independence, and competing stories of departure
Conclusion: colonial shadows
Epilogue: dark matter.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780226123608 (cloth : alk. paper)
022612360X (cloth : alk. paper)
9780226123745 (pbk. : alk. paper)
022612374X (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780226123882 (e-book)
OCLC:
855507195
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