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||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 note||Includes bibliographical references (p. -366) and index.|
|ISBN||0804738785 (alk. paper)|