No Stake in Victory: North African Soldiers of the Great War

@article{Rogan2014NoSI,
  title={No Stake in Victory: North African Soldiers of the Great War},
  author={E. Rogan},
  journal={Studies in Ethnicity and Nationalism},
  year={2014},
  volume={14},
  pages={322-333}
}
  • E. Rogan
  • Published 2014
  • Sociology
  • Studies in Ethnicity and Nationalism
The men of North Africa had no stake in the European war that erupted in August 1914. Over three hundred thousand Berber and Arab men from Algeria, Morocco, and Tunisia fought in Belgium and France. Many were wounded in some of the bloodiest engagements on the Western Front. Thousands were taken prisoner. As many as forty-five thousand never returned home, dying for a colonial power that had reduced them to second-class citizens in their own homelands. One particular aspect this article will… Expand
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