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Pirates, Slavers, Brigands and Gangs: the French terminology of anticolonal rebellion, 1880-1920

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During the most rapid period of French colonial expansion (roughly 1880–1914) the French faced regular, often violent, resistance to the expansion of their imperial dominion over people in Africa and Southeast Asia. This article examines the changing terminology that French soldiers, officers and administrators used to describe the anticolonial movements they were called upon to suppress during the course of French conquest and ‘pacification’ operations. This terminology is gleaned both from ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1093/fh/crx054

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Humanities Division
Department:
History Faculty
Department:
Oxford,HUM,History Faculty
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
French History Journal website
Publication date:
2017-11-01
Acceptance date:
2017-09-21
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EISSN:
1477-4542
ISSN:
0269-1191
Source identifiers:
807785
Pubs id:
pubs:807785
UUID:
uuid:e845618e-e787-4d58-991f-bae2307ce399
Local pid:
pubs:807785
Deposit date:
2017-12-04

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