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.

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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: 
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)

Author: 
Stephen A. Toth
Reviewer: 
Leland Barrows

Barrows on Toth, 'Beyond Papillon: The French Overseas Penal Colonies, 1854-1952'

Stephen A. Toth. Beyond Papillon: The French Overseas Penal Colonies, 1854-1952. Lincoln and London: University of Nebraska Press, 2006. xvii + 213 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8032-4449-8.

Reviewed by Leland Barrows (Voorhees College) Published on H-French-Colonial (July, 2007)

French Guiana and New Caledonia: How Much of the Myth Was Reality?

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