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Exile to paradise : savagery and civilization in Paris and the South Pacific, 1790-1900 / Alice Bullard.

Author/creator Bullard, Alice
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoStanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2000.
Description380 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents Civilization: Teleology for Modern France -- Becoming savage? The first step toward civilization and the practices of intransigence in New Caledonia -- Cleansing Paris of Le Peuple -- The ideal subject for the Third Republic -- Variations on a French western -- Improper subjectivity: Recuperating the category of affect in French colonial policy -- Fatal nostalgia -- Hybridity or humanitarianism? -- The rigors of reconciliation: Amnesty, torture, and political life -- Conclusion- fin-de-siecle republicanism: Le Peuple as Holy Ghost.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. [335]-366) and index.
LCCN 00055640
ISBN0804738785 (alk. paper)

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