Black France, white Europe : youth, race, and belonging in the postwar era / Emily Marker. [electronic resource]

Marker, Emily, 1982- [Browse]
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2022.
1 online resource (276 pages) : illustrations, map


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This book illuminates the deeply entangled history of European integration and African decolonization. The book maps the horizons of belonging in postwar France as leaders contemplated the inclusion of France's old African empire in the new Europe-in-the-making. European integration intensified longstanding structural contradictions of French colonial rule in Africa: Would Black Africans and Black African Muslims be French? What would that mean for republican France and united Europe more broadly? The book examines these questions through the lens of youth, amid a surprising array of youth and education initiatives to stimulate imperial renewal and European integration from the ground up. It explores how education reforms and programs promoting solidarity between French and African youth collided with transnational efforts to make young people in Western Europe feel more European.
Also issued in print: 2022.
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  • Black France, White Europe
  • Contents
  • Acknowledgments
  • List of Abbreviations
  • Introduction
  • 1. Envisioning France in a Postwar World
  • 2. Recalibrating Laïcité from Brazzaville to Bruges
  • 3. Reconstructing Race in French Africa and Liberated Europe
  • 4. Encountering Diversity in France and "Eurafrica"
  • 5. Forging Global Connections
  • Epilogue
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
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  • F
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  • I
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  • 1-5017-7588-X
  • 1-5017-6561-2
  • 1344419310
  • 1347246544
  • 10.1515/9781501765629
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