Native Sons: West African Veterans and France in the Twentieth Century

Native Sons: West African Veterans and France in the Twentieth Century

Writing Stage
Published On
2006
ISBN
0822337681
ISBN13
9780822337683
For much of the twentieth century, France recruited colonial subjects from sub-Saharan Africa to serve in its military, sending West African soldiers to fight its battles in Europe, Southeast Asia, and North Africa. In this exemplary contribution to the “new imperial history,” Gregory Mann argues t ...more
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