By Sword and Plow : France and the Conquest of Algeria.

Generously illustrated with examples of this imperialist iconography, Sessions's work connects a wide-ranging culture of empire to specific policies of colonization during a pivotal period in the genesis of modern France.

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Main Author: Sessions, Jennifer E.
Format: eBook
Published: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2017.
Edition:1st ed.
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Table of Contents:
  • Intro
  • Contents
  • List of Illustrations
  • Acknowledgments
  • List of Abbreviations
  • Introduction: The Cultural Origins of French Algeria
  • PART I. By the Sword
  • 1. A Tale of Two Despots: The Invasion of Algeria and the Revolution of 1830
  • 2. Empire of Merit: The July Monarchy and the Algerian War
  • 3. The Blood of Brothers: Bonapartism and the Popular Culture of Conquest
  • PART II. By the Plow
  • 4. The Empire of Virtue: Colonialism in the Age of Abolition
  • 5. Selling Algeria: Speculation and the Colonial Landscape
  • 6. Settling Algeria: Labor, Emigration, and Citizenship
  • Conclusion: Politics and Empire in Nineteenth-Century France
  • Selected Bibliography of Primary Sources
  • Index.