Albert Sarraut, French Colonial Development, and the Communist Threat, 1919–1930*

@article{Thomas2005AlbertSF,
  title={Albert Sarraut, French Colonial Development, and the Communist Threat, 1919–1930*},
  author={M. Thomas},
  journal={The Journal of Modern History},
  year={2005},
  volume={77},
  pages={917 - 955}
}
  • M. Thomas
  • Published 2005
  • Sociology
  • The Journal of Modern History
  • There are now few supporters of the idea that, in the twentieth century, France valued its colonies for economic reasons above all. Historians attempting to explain French attachment to empire generally place greater emphasis on differing ideas and practices of colonial governance, cultural imperialism, theories of racial difference, and, increasingly, the impact of imperial connections on French society. Debate over French methods of rule remains vibrant. The meanings behind the “association… CONTINUE READING
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