French Cultural History Since 1870

SAME AS G46.1500

This course examines the history of French colonialism from the French Revolution to the aftermath of the Algerian War. It considers the effects of imperialism and colonialism on both the colonies themselves and mainland France. We will examine slavery and its abolition, colonial conquest and violence, civilizing missions, the culture of colonialism, citizenship and subjecthood, war and empire, and the meaning of decolonization.

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4 Points

Term Section Instructor Schedule Location

Spring 2018

Edward G Berenson
M: 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM IFST B03