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Title France's lost empires : fragmentation, nostalgia, and la fracture coloniale / edited by Kate Marsh and Nicola Frith.

Published Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  325.344 FRAN    AVAILABLE
Physical description vi, 175 s. ; 24 cm.
Series After the empire : the francophone world and postcolonial France.
After the empire : the francophone world and postcolonial France.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : territorial loss and the construction of French colonial identities, 1763-1962 / Kate Marsh -- Remember Saint Domingue : accounts of the Haitian revolution by refugee planters in Paris and colonial debates under the restoration, 1814-25 / Yun Kyoung Kwon -- A celebration of empire : nostalgic representations of l'Inde française in Chocolat Suchard's colonial collecting cards of the 1930s / Kathryn Dale -- De Gaulle and the debt of Louis XV : how nostalgia shaped de Gaulle's North American foreign policy in the 1960s / Olivier Courteaux -- Between history, memory, and mythology : the Algerian education of Albert Camus / John Strachan -- Alexandre Arcady and the rewriting of French colonial history in Algeria / Sophie Watt -- Compensating for l'Inde perdue : narrating a special relationship between France and India in romanticized tales of the Indian uprisings (1857-1858) / Nicola Frith -- L'Inde retrouvée : loss and sovereignty in French Calicut, 1867-1868 / Akhila Yechury -- Alexandra Dumas's and Jules Verne's India : the French republic of letters discusses imperial historiography / Indra N. Mukhopadhyay -- Le symbole de l'Afrique perdue : Carnoux-en-Provence and the Pied-Noir community / Claire Eldridge -- La république postcoloniale? : making the nation in late-twentieth-century France / Emile Chabal.
Other author Marsh, Kate, 1974-
Frith, Nicola, 1974-
Subject Imperialism -- Social aspects -- France.
Decolonization -- Social aspects -- France.
Postcolonialism -- Social aspects -- France.
Collective memory -- France.
France -- Colonies -- History.
ISBN 9780739148839 (hardback)
0739148834 (hardback)