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Author Finch, Michael P. M. (Michael Paul Maxwell), 1982-

Title A progressive occupation? : the Gallieni-Lyautey method and colonial pacification in Tonkin and Madagascar, 1885-1900 / Michael P.M. Finch
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013

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Description 1 online resource (viii, 268 pages)
Series Oxford historical monographs
Oxford historical monographs.
Contents Cover -- Contents -- List of Figures and Tables -- Note on Place Names -- Introduction -- 1. Colonial Consolidation, Pacification, and Military Practice, 1870�1914 -- Conquest, consolidation, and pacification -- Colonial War and Military Practice -- 2. A Method in History and in Theory -- Makers of Modern Strategy and Colonial �Schools� -- Bugeaud -- Lyautey -- Jean Gottmann -- Masters and Pupils -- The Method -- 3. Tonkin 1885�1891: Pacification Without Method -- The Last Stage of Conquest -- Problems of Command -- Domestic Constraints
Effectives and IndigenizationDisease -- The Nature of the Enemy -- The Progress of Pacification�Porous Borders and Chinese Influence -- 4. Tonkin 1891�1896: The Arrival of Method -- Diminishing Effectives -- Jean-Marie de Lanessan -- A New Military System -- Gallieni in Tonkin -- Action Lente -- Action Vive -- Dé Tham and General Sou�the Limits and Achievements of Politics -- 5. Madagascar, 1896�1899: The Method on a Large Scale -- Gallieni�s Command in Madagascar -- Military Action I�Methodical Occupation -- Military Action II�Apprentices
Political Action I�Diminishing Merina PowerPolitical Action II��English� Influence and the Religious Question -- Conclusion -- Enlightened or Pragmatic Despot? -- Metropolitan�Colonial Transfers -- Legacies -- Bibliography -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Z
Summary A volume which offers new insights into the nature of military conflict and consolidation within European empires in the late nineteenth century
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from resource page (viewed December 3, 2013)
Subject Gallieni, Joseph-Simon, 1849-1916.
Lyautey, Louis Hubert Gonzalve, 1854-1934.
Gallieni, Joseph-Simon, 1849-1916
Lyautey, Louis Hubert Gonzalve, 1854-1934
Colonial administrators -- France -- Biography
HISTORY -- Asia -- Southeast Asia.
Colonial administrators
Colonization
Vietnam -- Colonization
Vietnam -- History -- 1858-1945.
Madagascar -- Colonization
Madagascar -- History -- 1885-1960.
France
Madagascar
Vietnam
Genre/Form Electronic books
collective biographies.
History
Biographies
Biographies.
Biographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780191662096
0191662097
1299700837
9781299700833