The ‘grande guerre sainte’: Moroccan colonial troops and workers in The First World War

@article{Maghraoui2004TheG,
  title={The ‘grande guerre sainte’: Moroccan colonial troops and workers in The First World War},
  author={Driss Maghraoui},
  journal={The Journal of North African Studies},
  year={2004},
  volume={9},
  pages={1-21}
}
Over the past decade the debate about collective memory and identity has intensified in France. Now, more than during any earlier period in French history, different social groups are claiming their own collective identity and histories in the face of a homogeneous and national historical discourse vulgarised even more powerfully by the media and mass culture.1 It is now often recognised that some accounts of the past can be forgotten while others can be embellished, and that French history is… Expand
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