Monsters and Revolutionaries
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Monsters and Revolutionaries

Colonial Family Romance and Metissage
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ISBN-13:
9780822322948
Einband:
Taschenbuch
Erscheinungsdatum:
01.04.1999
Seiten:
416
Autor:
Francoise Verges
Gewicht:
662 g
Format:
228x149x31 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

CONTENTS Illustrations; Preface: Bitter Sugar's Island; Acknowledgements The family romance of French colonialism and metissage Contested family romances: slaves, workers, children Blood politics and political assimilation "Ote Debre, rouver la porte lenfer, Diab kominis i sa rentre": Cold War demonology in the postcolony Single mothers, missing fathers and French psychiatrists Epilogue: a small island Notes; Bibliography; Index
Through a study of Reunion, this volume shows how family narrative and discourses around miscegenation are central to colonial history.