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.

Recent Content

Author: 
Kate Marsh
Reviewer: 
Jessica Namakkal

Namakkal on Marsh, 'India in the French Imagination: Peripheral Voices, 1754-1815'


Kate Marsh. India in the French Imagination: Peripheral Voices, 1754-1815. Empires in Perspective Series. London: Pickering and Chatto, 2009. 211 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-85196-994-4.

Reviewed by Jessica Namakkal (University of Minnesota)
Published on H-French-Colonial (March, 2012)
Commissioned by Jyoti Mohan

Alternative Imaginings

Author: 
Christopher L. Miller
Reviewer: 
Christian Pinnen

Pinnen on Miller, 'The French Atlantic Triangle: Literature and Culture of the Slave Trade'


Christopher L. Miller. The French Atlantic Triangle: Literature and Culture of the Slave Trade. Durham: Duke University Press, 2008. xvi + 571 pp. $99.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-4127-7; $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-4151-2.

Reviewed by Christian Pinnen (The University of Southern Mississippi)
Published on H-French-Colonial (February, 2012)
Commissioned by Jyoti Mohan

Author: 
Claiborne A. Skinner
Reviewer: 
Gregory Kennedy

Kennedy on Skinner, 'The Upper Country: French Enterprise in the Colonial Great Lakes'


Claiborne A. Skinner. The Upper Country: French Enterprise in the Colonial Great Lakes. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008. xiv + 202 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8018-8837-3; $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8018-8838-0.

Reviewed by Gregory Kennedy (University of Moncton)
Published on H-French-Colonial (May, 2011)
Commissioned by Jyoti Mohan

Author: 
Ranjana Khanna
Reviewer: 
Jennifer Boittin

Boittin on Khanna, 'Algeria Cuts: Women and Representation, 1830 to the Present'


Ranjana Khanna. Algeria Cuts: Women and Representation, 1830 to the Present. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2008. xx + 301 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-5261-9; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8047-5262-6.

Reviewed by Jennifer Boittin (The Pennsylvania State University)
Published on H-French-Colonial (April, 2011)
Commissioned by Jyoti Mohan

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