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Decolonization and Migration: Constructing the North African Jew

Maud S. Mandel

in Muslims and Jews in France: History of a Conflict

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691125817
eISBN:
9781400848584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691125817.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter builds on the link between French colonial policies and Muslim–Jewish relations in the metropole by tracing how decolonization throughout North Africa changed the way a diverse set of ... More


Bishops Where No Bishops Should Be: The Phenomenon of the Rural Bishopric

Leslie Dossey

in Peasant and Empire in Christian North Africa

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520254398
eISBN:
9780520947771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254398.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, African History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter describes the diffusion of bishops, who were ordained to the major cities in the third century, and by the fourth and fifth centuries presided over estates and villages in Byzacena and ... More


Diplomatic Divergence

Joshua M. White

in Piracy and Law in the Ottoman Mediterranean

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781503602526
eISBN:
9781503603929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503602526.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter discusses the political and religious-legal challenge that North African corsairs posed to the Ottoman treaty regime in a post–“Northern Invasion” Mediterranean, and explores the reasons ... More


To Monitor and Aid: Muslim Bodies, Social Assistance, and Religious Practices

Naomi Davidson

in Only Muslim: Embodying Islam in Twentieth-Century France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450914
eISBN:
9780801465697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450914.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter investigates how the Islam français embodied by the Mosquée came to serve as the almost exclusive medium for the French state to manage its interactions with its Muslim subjects residing ... More


The War in North Africa, 1940–43: An Overview of the Role of the Union of South Africa

James Jacobs

in El Alamein and the Struggle for North Africa: International Perspectives from the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774165818
eISBN:
9781617971297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165818.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

In comparison to other countries, the South African contribution to the war in North Africa was small, making the country's role to be part of a larger team. But during the most crucial battle of ... More


Unmasking Family Values in Franco's African Colonies

Susan Martin-Marquez

in Disorientations: Spanish Colonialism in Africa and the Performance of Identity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300125207
eISBN:
9780300152524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125207.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter explores how the Franco regime depicted the North African Muslims as allies in their struggle for justice. This political thought has placed a parallel to the Spanish Reconquest, and ... More


Queer Maghrebi French: Language, Temporalities, Transfiliations

Denis M. Provencher

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781781383001
eISBN:
9781786944405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383001.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book investigates the lives and stories of queer Maghrebi and Maghrebi French men who moved to or grew up in contemporary France. It combines original French language data from my ethnographic ... More


French “Natives” and Native Jews

Kimberly A. Arkin

in Rhinestones, Religion, and the Republic: Fashioning Jewishness in France

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804786003
eISBN:
9780804787901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786003.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

In different ways, the construction of Jewishness in post-Revolutionary France and under French colonialism in North Africa created the conditions of possibility for understanding Jewishness as race. ... More


The Encounter between “Native” and “Immigrant” Jews in Post-Holocaust France: Negotiating Difference

Maud Mandel

in Post-Holocaust France and the Jews, 1945-1955

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479835041
eISBN:
9781479814954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479835041.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter studies the contemporary tensions and transformations created by immigrant arrivals for the predominant character of Franco-Judaism. The study stresses how the disruptions of the Shoah ... More


El Alamein and the Struggle for North Africa: International Perspectives from the Twenty-first Century

Jill Edwards (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774165818
eISBN:
9781617971297
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165818.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This new collection of studies presents fresh insights into a war fought over unusually difficult terrain and with exceptional supply demands. From the ongoing Italian geomorphic study of the Alamein ... More


Only Muslim: Embodying Islam in Twentieth-Century France

Naomi Davidson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450914
eISBN:
9780801465697
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450914.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The French state has long had a troubled relationship with its diverse Muslim populations. This book traces this turbulence to the 1920s and 1930s, when North Africans first immigrated to French ... More


<i>Queer Maghrebi French</i>: Language, Temporalities, Transfiliations

Denis M. Provencher

in Queer Maghrebi French: Language, Temporalities, Transfiliations

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781781383001
eISBN:
9781786944405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383001.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The introduction situates this project within the broader scholarship in French and Francophone Studies, post-colonial, diaspora and migration studies, gender and women’s studies, LGBT studies and ... More


Persecution and the Limitsof Religious Allegiance

Éric Rebillard

in Christians and Their Many Identities in Late Antiquity, North Africa, 200-450 CE

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451423
eISBN:
9780801465994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451423.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter attempts to evaluate the degree of groupness associated with the category “Christians.” It moves from an analysis of when and how Christianness mattered at the level of the individual to ... More


The Parisian Home as a Europeanising Space

Hugh McDonnell

in Europeanising Spaces in Paris c. 1947-1962

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781781383025
eISBN:
9781781384060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383025.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This Chapter examines the connections between discourse about Europe and, in its broadest sense, the Parisian home. The reconfiguration of the urban space of the city in the wake of the experience of ... More


Arab Athleticism and the Exoticization of the American Dream, 1870–1920

Susan Nance

in How the Arabian Nights Inspired the American Dream 1791–1935

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807832745
eISBN:
9781469605784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807894057_nance.8
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter discusses how foreign-born people added personae of Eastern athleticism to the American repertoire after 1900. It describes the North African and Syrian men who fared best in getting ... More


Making Ends Meet: Park Family Finances

Sonya Salamon and Katherine MacTavish

in Singlewide: Chasing the American Dream in a Rural Trailer Park

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501713217
eISBN:
9781501709685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713217.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

Park families struggle monthly to make ends meet due to their modest incomes, debts, and housing costs. About one-fifth of the study families (19 percent) are housing cost burdened due to it ... More


2Fik’s <i>Coming out à l’orientale</i> and “Coming out” of France

Denis M. Provencher

in Queer Maghrebi French: Language, Temporalities, Transfiliations

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781781383001
eISBN:
9781786944405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383001.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In this chapter, I present and analyze photographer and performance artist “2Fik” (pronounced “Toufik”), one of the Maghrebi French interlocutors from my fieldwork.I situate 2Fik as the first case ... More


Mehdi Ben Attia’s Family Ties, Temporalities, and Revolutionary Figures

Denis M. Provencher

in Queer Maghrebi French: Language, Temporalities, Transfiliations

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781781383001
eISBN:
9781786944405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383001.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In this chapter, I conduct an analysis of language, temporalities, and transfiliations in the life and cinematic work of Mehdi Ben Attia, the first Tunisian screenwriter and director to depict a ... More


Introduction

Éric Rebillard

in Christians and Their Many Identities in Late Antiquity, North Africa, 200-450 CE

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451423
eISBN:
9780801465994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451423.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This introductory chapter first outlines the theoretical considerations that inform the present study of North African Christians between the end of the second century and the middle of the fifth ... More


The Canaanites of Africa: The Origins of the Berbers according to Medieval Muslim and Jewish Authors

Paul Fenton

in The Gift of the Land and the Fate of the Canaanites in Jewish Thought

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199959808
eISBN:
9780199366408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199959808.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter shows that, from the Middle Ages onward, certain Arab historians came to identify the North African Berbers with the Middle Eastern Canaanites. Influenced by rabbinic traditions which ... More


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