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Recent Content

Author: 
Ursula Mathis-Moser, Günter Bischof, eds.
Reviewer: 
Thomas J. Lappas

Lappas on Mathis-Moser and Bischof, 'Acadians and Cajuns: The Politics and Culture of French Minorities in North America (Acadiens et Cajuns: Politique et culture de minorites francophones en Amerique du Nord)'


Ursula Mathis-Moser, Günter Bischof, eds. Acadians and Cajuns: The Politics and Culture of French Minorities in North America (Acadiens et Cajuns: Politique et culture de minorites francophones en Amerique du Nord). Innsbruck: Innsbruck University Press, 2009. 203 pp. EUR 19.90 (paper), ISBN 978-3-902571-93-9.

Reviewed by Thomas J. Lappas (Nazareth College of Rochester)
Published on H-French-Colonial (February, 2011)
Commissioned by Jyoti Mohan

Author: 
Azouz Begag
Reviewer: 
Leland Barrows

Barrows on Begag, 'Ethnicity and Equality: France in the Balance'


Azouz Begag. Ethnicity and Equality: France in the Balance. Translated and with an introduction by Alec G. Hargreaves. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2007. xxviii + 151 pp. $14.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8032-6262-1.

Reviewed by Leland Barrows (Voorhees College)
Published on H-French-Colonial (November, 2009)
Commissioned by Jyoti Mohan

Author: 
Femi J. Kolapo, Kwabena O. Akurang-Parry, eds.
Reviewer: 
Matthew G. Stanard

Stanard on Kolapo and Akurang-Parry, 'African Agency and European Colonialism: Latitudes of Negotiations and Containment'


Femi J. Kolapo, Kwabena O. Akurang-Parry, eds. African Agency and European Colonialism: Latitudes of Negotiations and Containment. Lanham: University Press of America, 2007. xiv + 242 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7618-3846-3.

Reviewed by Matthew G. Stanard (Berry College)
Published on H-French-Colonial (November, 2009)
Commissioned by Jyoti Mohan

Author: 
Laurent Dubois
Reviewer: 
Burleigh Hendrickson

Hendrickson on Dubois, 'Avengers of the New World: The Story of the Haitian Revolution'


Laurent Dubois. Avengers of the New World: The Story of the Haitian Revolution. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2005. 384 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-01304-9; $20.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-674-01826-6.

Reviewed by Burleigh Hendrickson (Northeastern University)
Published on H-French-Colonial (September, 2009)
Commissioned by Jyoti Mohan

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