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Author Ginio, Ruth, 1966- author.

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

Publication Info. Lincoln, NB : University of Nebraska Press, [2017]
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Description 1 online resource (281 pages) : illustrations.
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Series France overseas: studies in empire and decolonization
France overseas.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references 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 -- Conclusion.
Summary "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.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject France. Armée -- Colonial forces -- Africa -- History -- 20th century.
Blacks -- France -- History -- 20th century.
Africa, French-speaking West -- History, Military.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Ginio, Ruth. French Army and its African soldiers : the years of decolonization. Lincoln, NB : University of Nebraska Press, [2017] France overseas: studies in empire and decolonization 9780803253391
ISBN 9780803253391 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780803299504 (mobi)
9780803253391
9780803299511 (e-book)

 
    
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