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The French Army and its African soldiers : the years of decolonization / Ruth Ginio.

Author:
Ginio, Ruth, 1966- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2017]
  • ©2017
Description:
xxviii, 250 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Series:
Summary note:
"An examination of the role of the French Army in French West Africa and its relations with its African soldiers from the end of World War II to the final demobilization of African troops from the French Army in 1964."--Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-237) and index.
Contents:
Historical background: the Army, the empire, and the decolonization of French West Africa -- The aftermath of World War II: frustration, protest, and rebellion -- The military reforms: a new Army in French West Africa? -- African troops in the wars of decolonization: Indochina, 1946-1954 -- African troops in the wars of decolonization: Algeria, 1954-1962 -- Alternatives to independence: the Army's colonial vision in French West Africa -- Adjusting to a new reality: the Army and the imminent independence.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
  • History.
  • Military history.
ISBN:
  • 9780803253391 ((cloth ; : alk. paper))
  • 0803253397 ((cloth ; : alk. paper))
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LCCN:
2016032569
OCLC:
946906151
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