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Author Cole, Joshua, 1961- author

Title Lethal provocation : the Constantine murders and the politics of French Algeria / Joshua Cole
Published Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2019
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Contents Constantine in North African history -- Native, Jewish, and European -- The crucible of local politics -- The postwar moment -- French Algeria's dual fracture -- Provocation, difference, and public space -- Rehearsals for crisis -- Friday and Saturday, August 3-4, 1934 -- Sunday, August 5, 1934 -- Shock and containment -- Empire of fright -- The police investigation -- The agitator -- The trials
Summary "Explores the most lethal episode of anti-Jewish violence to happen on French territory in peacetime in the twentieth century, a riot in Constantine, Algeria in 1934 in which 28 people died"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Ethnic conflict -- Algeria -- Constantine -- History -- 20th century
Jews -- Algeria -- Constantine -- History
Riots -- Algeria -- Constantine -- History -- 20th century
Ethnic conflict.
Ethnic relations.
HISTORY / Europe / France
Politics and government.
Constantine (Algeria) -- Ethnic relations
Constantine (Algeria) -- History -- 20th century
France -- Politics and government -- 1914-1940
Algeria -- Constantine.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2018053804
ISBN 1501739433
9781501739439 (electronic bk.)
9781501739446 (epub/mobi)
(cloth : alk. paper)