France and the Africans, 1944-1960
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France and the Africans, 1944-1960 a political history by Edward Mortimer

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Published by Walker in New York .
Written in English


  • France -- Colonies -- Africa

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LC ClassificationsDT33 .M65 1969b
The Physical Object
Pagination390 p.
Number of Pages390
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14645566M
LC Control Number68-13985

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Jan 02,  · France and the Africans a political history Item Preview Außenpolitik, France -- Colonies -- Africa, Africa -- Politics and government -- , Africa, Afrika, Frankreich Publisher London, Faber Borrow this book to access EPUB Pages: France and the Africans A political history [Edward Mortimer] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Dust jacket marked, worn and torn, marking and foxing to page edges. Shipped from the U.K. All orders received before 3pm sent that by: Get print book. No eBook available France and the Africans, A Political History Defferre delegates demand Douala economic elected electoral European favour February federal executive federalist first-college France d'Outre-Mer Franco-African French government French Union Frenchmen Gabon Gaulle Gaullists Governor Gueye Guinea. France–Africa relations cover a period of several centuries, starting around in the Middle Ages, and have been very influential to both regions. First exchanges (8th century) Muslim France and the Africans, – A Political History. (Greenwood Press, ).

"The Africans" looks at these legacies, how they co-exist, and their impact on the continent and the people who are called African. This reader, a supplement to the telecourse, provides an introduction to a variety of historical and contemporary writings on Africa. But Mortimer, as they say, did his homework and his book, France and the Africans, , is a distinguished piece of cautious but thoroughly serious scholarship. It is divided into five major parts; the first treats such subjects as 'The Brazzaville Conference and its Background', 'The Provisional Govern-. France and the Africans a political history Hardcover – Jun by Edward Mortimer (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" Author: Edward Mortimer. Mortimer's first book, France and the Africans, , provides an account of French colonialism in sub-Sahara Africa during the middle of the twentieth century, from the Brazzaville conference in the Congo to French decolonization in Mortimer draws particular attention to the evolution of French political policies toward its.

Cercle was the smallest unit of French political administration in French Colonial Africa that was headed by a European officer. A cercle consisted of several cantons, each of which in turn consisted of several villages, and was instituted in France's African colonies from to France signed a first treaty or Capitulation with the Mamluk Sultanate in , during the rules of Louis XII and Sultan Bajazet II, [8] [9] in which the Sultan of Egypt had made concessions to the French and the Catalans.. Important contacts between Francis I of France and the Ottoman Emperor Suleiman the Magnificent were initiated in , leading to a Franco-Ottoman alliance, which soon. 1 French assimilationist colonial policy designated as évolués those Africans who qualified as “literate elites” who lived under the jurisdiction of French civil code. The Ministry of the Colonies’ purpose was to promote the assimilation of “civilized” European values, and thereby ensure colonial elite’s permanent loyalty to by: 6. Research for this book was conducted at the Archives de Guinée (AG) in Conakry, the Archives Nationales du Sénégal (ANS) in Dakar, the Institut Fondamental d’Afrique Noire (IFAN) in Dakar, the Centre de Recherche et de Documentation Africaine (CRDA) in Paris, the Centre d’Accueil et de Recherche des Archives Nationales de FranceCited by: