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Citizenship between empire and nation : remaking France and French Africa, 1945-1960 /

Frederick Cooper.

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Author: Cooper, Frederick
Published: Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2014.
Series: ACLS Humanities E-Book.
Topics: Decolonization - Africa - History - 20th century. | HISTORY - Africa - General. | HISTORY - Europe - France.
Regions: France - Foreign relations - Africa - History - 20th century. | Africa - Foreign relations - France - History - 20th century. | France - History - 20th century. | Africa - History - 20th century. | Africa. | France.
Genres: History.
Online Access: Connect to eBook (Available to people from CARLI member institutions.)
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Author: Cooper, Frederick, 1947-
Physical Description: 1 online resource
Includes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN: 9781400850280 (electronic bk.)
1400850282 (electronic bk.)
1306862132 (electronic bk.)
9781306862134 (electronic bk.)


Summary: As the French public debates its present diversity and its colonial past, few remember that between 1946 and 1960 the inhabitants of French colonies possessed the rights of French citizens. Moreover, they did not have to conform to the French civil code that regulated marriage and inheritance. One could, in principle, be a citizen and different too. Citizenship between Empire and Nation examines momentous changes in notions of citizenship, sovereignty, nation, state, and empire in a time of acute uncertainty about the future of a world that had earlier been divided into colonial empires. Fre.

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