Reviews

Author: 
William A. Hoisington Jr.
Reviewer: 
Leland Barrows

Barrows on Hoisington Jr., 'Jacques Lemaigre Dubreuil de Paris à Casablanca: Vingt ans d'engagements (1935-1955)'


William A. Hoisington Jr. Jacques Lemaigre Dubreuil de Paris à Casablanca: Vingt ans d'engagements (1935-1955). Paris: L'Harmattan, 2009. Illustrations. 300 pp. EUR 28.00 (paper), ISBN 978-2-296-10574-4.

Reviewed by Leland Barrows (Voorhees College)
Published on H-French-Colonial (November, 2016)
Commissioned by Jyoti Mohan

Author: 
Ellen J. Amster
Reviewer: 
Leland Barrows

Barrows on Amster, 'Medicine and the Saints: Science, Islam, and the Colonial Encounter in Morocco, 1877-1956'


Ellen J. Amster. Medicine and the Saints: Science, Islam, and the Colonial Encounter in Morocco, 1877-1956. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2013. xiv + 334 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-292-76211-4.

Reviewed by Leland Barrows (Voorhees College)
Published on H-French-Colonial (October, 2016)
Commissioned by Jyoti Mohan

Saints versus Doctors in Protectorate Morocco: The Colonial Balance Sheet Once Again

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

Author: 
Joseph L. Peyser
Reviewer: 
Christopher Bilodeau

Bilodeau on Peyser, 'Edge of Empire, 1671-1716: Documents of Michilimackinac'


Joseph L. Peyser. Edge of Empire, 1671-1716: Documents of Michilimackinac. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 2008. xliii + 192 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87013-820-1.

Reviewed by Christopher Bilodeau (Dickinson College)
Published on H-French-Colonial (April, 2011)
Commissioned by Jyoti Mohan

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

Author: 
Juan Cole
Reviewer: 
Matthew G. Stanard

Stanard on Cole, 'Napoleon's Egypt: Invading the Middle East'


Juan Cole. Napoleon's Egypt: Invading the Middle East. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007. Illustrations, maps. xi + 279 pp. $16.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-230-60603-6.

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

Death on the Nile

Author: 
James Pritchard
Reviewer: 
Thomas J. Lappas

Lappas on Pritchard, 'In Search of Empire: The French in the Americas, 1670-1730'


James Pritchard. In Search of Empire: The French in the Americas, 1670-1730. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. 484 S. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-82742-3.

Reviewed by Thomas J. Lappas (Nazareth College of Rochester)
Published on H-French-Colonial (April, 2009)
Commissioned by Jyoti Mohan

A Needed Synthesis, with an Edge

Author: 
Dana S. Hale
Reviewer: 
Michael Vann

Vann on Hale, 'Races on Display: French Representations of Colonized Peoples, 1886-1940'


Dana S. Hale. Races on Display: French Representations of Colonized Peoples, 1886-1940. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2008. x + 215 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-34854-8; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-21899-5.

Reviewed by Michael Vann (Sacramento State University)
Published on H-French-Colonial (April, 2009)
Commissioned by Jyoti Mohan

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