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Recent Content

Author: 
Jonathan G. Katz
Reviewer: 
Matthew G. Stanard

Stanard on Katz, 'Murder in Marrakesh: Emile Mauchamp and the French Colonial Adventure'

Jonathan G. Katz. Murder in Marrakesh: Emile Mauchamp and the French Colonial Adventure. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2006. xviii + 358 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-34815-9.

Reviewed by Matthew G. Stanard (Department of History, Berry College) Published on H-French-Colonial (May, 2008)

Overkill?

Author: 
Ruth Ginio
Reviewer: 
Richard Fogarty

Fogarty on Ginio, 'French Colonialism Unmasked: The Vichy Years in French West Africa'

Ruth Ginio. French Colonialism Unmasked: The Vichy Years in French West Africa. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2006. xviii + 243 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8032-2212-0; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8032-1746-1.

Reviewed by Richard Fogarty (Department of History, University at Albany, State University of New York) Published on H-French-Colonial (May, 2008)

True France

Author: 
Richard C. Keller
Reviewer: 
Leland Barrows

Barrows on Keller, 'Colonial Madness: Psychiatry in French North Africa'

Richard C. Keller. Colonial Madness: Psychiatry in French North Africa. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2007. xii + 294 pp. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-226-42973-1; $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-42972-4.

Reviewed by Leland Barrows (Voorhees College) Published on H-French-Colonial (May, 2008)

Author: 
Olga Dror, K. W. Taylor
Reviewer: 
Bradley C. Davis

Davis on Dror and Taylor, 'Views of Seventeenth-Century Vietnam: Christoforo Borri on Cochinchina and Samuel Baron on Tonkin'

Olga Dror, K. W. Taylor. Views of Seventeenth-Century Vietnam: Christoforo Borri on Cochinchina and Samuel Baron on Tonkin. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2006. 290 pp. $23.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-87727-741-5.

Reviewed by Bradley C. Davis (Department of History, University of Washington) Published on H-French-Colonial (May, 2008)

Early English-Language Vietnam Travelogues

Author: 
Carolyn Podruchny
Reviewer: 
Thomas J. Lappas

Lappas on Podruchny, 'Making the Voyageur World: Travelers and Traders in the North American Fur Trade'

Carolyn Podruchny. Making the Voyageur World: Travelers and Traders in the North American Fur Trade. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2006. xxiv + 416 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8032-8790-7.

Reviewed by Thomas J. Lappas (Department of History and Political Science, Nazareth College of Rochester) Published on H-French-Colonial (December, 2007)

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