Welcome to H-French-Colonial, the international scholarly online network on French colonial history and cultural studies, as well as examining links between metropolitan France and its colonies (past and present). H-French-Colonial encourages discussions of research interests, teaching methods, and historiography.
We are looking for editors and contributors to join the H-French-Colonial team. For information about the available opportunities please see our announcement.
400th anniversary of the arrival
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Subscribers to H-French-Colonial may be interested in an open letter from the West African Research Association to United States President Obama regarding the ebola crisis. The letter is available on WARA's website.
H-Net tries to stay away from being a political forum, but there is certainly much about this situation that could appropriately discussed here.
The University of Maryland Libraries has created a new website on the “Crisis in the Colony” in 1789 (http://colonyincrisis.wordpress.com/). It includes translated documents from their collections about the grain famine in Saint-Domingue in 1789.
Members of the Board of Advisors for the project include Gina Ulysse, John Garrigus, David Geggus, and myself.