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Jean-Baptiste Marchand, Fashoda, and the Dreyfus Affair

Edward Berenson

in Heroes of Empire: Five Charismatic Men and the Conquest of Africa

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520234277
eISBN:
9780520947191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234277.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Dreyfus Affair threatened to split France apart. The charges against Captain Alfred Dreyfus were false, and anti-Semitism had played no small part in both the accusation of treason and the ... More


Introduction

Edward Berenson

in Heroes of Empire: Five Charismatic Men and the Conquest of Africa

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520234277
eISBN:
9780520947191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234277.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Jean-Baptiste Marchand and four other men rank among those who figured most prominently in France and Britain's unprecedented race for Africa between 1870 and 1914. These “heroes of empire” included ... More


Fashoda, 1898

Martin Thomas and Richard Toye

in Arguing about Empire: Imperial Rhetoric in Britain and France, 1882-1956

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198749196
eISBN:
9780191813382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198749196.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Captain Jean-Baptiste Marchand’s efforts to establish a French presence at Fashoda, just as the British were completing their reconquest of the Sudan, brought the two empires into collision. The ... More


Epilogue

Edward Berenson

in Heroes of Empire: Five Charismatic Men and the Conquest of Africa

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520234277
eISBN:
9780520947191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234277.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Henry Morton Stanley, Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza, Charles Gordon, Jean-Baptiste Marchand, and Hubert Lyautey—five men who became charismatic heroes and exemplars of empire—resonated in their ... More


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