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Author White, Owen (Associate professor of History)

Title Children of the French empire : miscegenation and colonial society in French West Africa, 1895-1960 / Owen White
Published Oxford : Clarendon, 1999
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 200 pages) : maps
Series Oxford historical monographs
Oxford historical monographs.
Summary This volume recreates the lives and identities of the children born of relationships between French men and African women in colonial French West Africa. It shows how colonial policies and attitudes influenced this population
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Miscegenation -- Africa, French-speaking West -- History -- 20th century.
Racially mixed people -- Africa, French-speaking West -- History -- 20th century.
Africa, French-speaking West -- Race relations.
Africa, French-speaking West -- Social conditions.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780191677946 ebook