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1st Edition

France Overseas
A Study of Modern Imperialism

ISBN 9781138549623
Published November 14, 2019 by Routledge
482 Pages

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Book Description

Originally published in 1938. Upon restoration of peace in 1814, recovery of colonial prestige become one of the leading affairs of the French state. First the Old Colonies were reoccupied, then new areas were sought in the Pacific, Asia, and in Africa. This book examines the growth of France overseas in the nineteenth century.

Table of Contents

Preface;  1. The Colonies Under the Restoration  2. The Seizure of Algiers  3. "Limited Occupation" of Algeria, 1830-1848  4. The Colonies Under the July Monarchy, 1830-1948  5. The Abolition of Slavery and Assimilation of Algeria  6. Napoleon’s Arab Kingdom  7. The Second Empire in West Africa and Madagascar  8. The Second Empire in the Far East  9. Algeria, Prolongation of France  10. Tunisia and the Fascist Ambition  11. Egypt and the Franco-British Quarrel  12. The Third Republic in Indo-China  13. French West Africa  14. French Equatorial Africa  15. Madagascar  16. Morocco  17. France and Syrian Nationalist  18. Recent Trends;  Index

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