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Author Belmessous, Saliha.

Title Assimilation and empire : uniformity in French and British colonies, 1541-1954 / Saliha Belmessous.

Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  909.09712 BELM    AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Physical description viii, 231 pages : illustration, maps ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: pt. I ASSIMILATION IN EARLY MODERN FRENCH AMERICA: FROM FRANCISATION TO RACIALISM -- 1.French Colonial Justifications -- 2.Francisation as New France's Founding Project -- 3.Defining French Distinctiveness in Seventeenth-Century France -- 4.Implementing Francisation -- 5.The Emergence of Race in French Political Imagination -- 6.Conclusion -- pt. II ASSIMILATION IN THE NINETEENTH-CENTURY BRITISH EMPIRE: THE RULE OF LAW AS AN ENGINE OF CIVILIZATION -- 1.British Colonial Justifications -- 2.The Colonial Career of Saxe Bannister -- 3.Bannister's Colonial Philosophy -- 4.Bannister's Civilizing Scheme for the Aborigines of the British Empire -- 5.Introducing the Rule of Law in the Colonies -- 6.Building an Empire by Treaty -- 7.The Outcomes of the Assimilative Project in the Second Half of the Nineteenth Century -- 8.Conclusion -- pt. III ASSIMILATION AGAINST COLONIALISM: THE STRUGGLE OF THE MUSLIM NATIVES IN FRENCH ALGERIA --
Contents note continued: 1.French Conquest of Algeria -- 2.Assimilation in French Political Culture -- 3.Assimilating Algeria to France -- 4.Assimilating the Muslim Natives through the Rule of French Law -- 5.Assimilating the Natives through Education -- 6.The Rise of Racial Politics -- 7.Assimilation in Post-First World War Algeria -- 8.Assimilation in Algeria: The Indigenous Point of View -- 9.Conclusion.
Subject Assimilation (Sociology) -- Great Britain -- Colonies -- History.
Assimilation (Sociology) -- France -- Colonies -- History.
Assimilation (Sociology) -- Australia -- History -- 19th century.
Assimilation (Sociology) -- Algeria -- History -- 19th century.
France -- Colonies -- History.
Variant Title Assimilation & empire.
ISBN 9780199579167 (hbk.) £35.00