Cultured Force: Makers and Defenders of the French Colonial Empire

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Bridging gaps between intellectual history, biography, and military/colonial history, Barnett Singer and John Langdon provide a challenging, readable interpretation of French imperialism and some of its leading figures from the early modern era through the Fifth Republic. They ask us to rethink and reevaluate, pulling away from the usual shoal of simplistic condemnation. In a series of finely-etched biographical studies, and with much detail on both imperial culture and wars (including World War I and II), they offer a ...

Cultured Force: Makers and Defenders of the French Colonial Empire 2008, University of Wisconsin Press, Wisconsin

ISBN-13: 9780299199043

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Cultured Force: Makers and Defenders of the French Colonial Empire 2004, University of Wisconsin Press

ISBN-13: 9780299199005

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