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

Author/creator Ginio, Ruth, 1966-
Format Electronic and Book
Publication InfoLincoln, NB : University of Nebraska Press, [2017]
Descriptionxxviii, 250 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
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Series France overseas: studies in empire and decolonization
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.
Abstract "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.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (pages 231-237) and index.
Access restrictionAvailable only to authorized users.
Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2016032569
ISBN9780803253391 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN9780803299498 (epub)

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