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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 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


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