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From Overseas Territory to Member State: Constitution and Conflict, 1958

Frederick Cooper

in Citizenship between Empire and Nation: Remaking France and French Africa, 1945-1960

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161310
eISBN:
9781400850280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161310.003.0007
Subject:
History, African History

This chapter begins by considering Léopold Sédar Senghor's argument that French West Africans should unite in a “primary federation” that would in turn be part of a confederation of equal nations, ... More


Performing Racial Difference at the Colonial Exposition of 1931

Rachel Anne Gillett

in At Home in Our Sounds: Music, Race, and Cultural Politics in Interwar Paris

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190842703
eISBN:
9780190842734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190842703.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter analyzes the unabashed moment of imperial pride that was the Paris Colonial Exposition of 1931. It explains how music making at the Exposition performed ideas about race. The Exposition ... More


Introduction: A Postcolonial Phenomenon

in Calixthe Beyala: Performances of Migration

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310287
eISBN:
9781846312724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310287.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume which is about French African author Calixthe Beyala and her works. This volume examines her problematic status in France where her ... More


Black and German: Filming Black History and Experience

John Sealey

in Africa in Europe: Studies in Transnational Practice in the Long Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846318474
eISBN:
9781781380437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318474.003.0013
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

In this chapter black British filmmaker John Sealey gives an account of the research and thinking that lay behind his short film about a French African soldier taken prisoner by the Germans in World ... More


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