French Colonial Documentary

French Colonial Documentary

Mythologies of Humanitarianism

eBook - 2008
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Tracing the visual rhetoric of French colonial humanitarianism, Peter J. BloomOCOs unexpected analysis reveals how the project of remaking the colonies in the image of France was integral to its national identity. Bloom focuses on the promotion of French education efforts, hygienic reform, and new agricultural techniques in the colonies as a means of renegotiating the social contract between citizens and the state on an international scale.
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2008]
Copyright Date: ©2008
ISBN: 9780816656462
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiii, 265 pages :) : illustrations, maps
Additional Contributors: Project Muse


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