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FREN3632
Module Reading List

Representing Empire, 2018/19, Semester 1
Dr Nina Warldeworth
n.a.wardleworth@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Colonial/ Postcolonial films

L'Atlantide (1921) [videorecording] Feyder, 1921

L'Atlantide (1932) [videorecording] Pabst, 1932

L'autre côté de la mer [videorecording], Cabrera, 1996

Un barrage contre le Pacifique [videorecording] Panh, 2008

Le coup de sirocco [videorecording], Arcady, 1979

Harkis [videorecording], Tasma, 2006

Indochine [videorecording] Wargnier, 1991

Pépé le Moko [videorecording] (Duvivier, 1936)

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General histories of colonisation

Aldrich, Robert, Greater France : a history of French overseas expansion (London: Macmillan Press, 1996) - Chapter on 'Colonial Culture in France in OCR. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva.

Aldrich, Robert, Colonialism and homosexuality (London : Routledge, 2002)

Bancel, Nicolas and Pascal Blanchard, La Republique coloniale (Paris: Pluriel, 2006)

Blanchard, Pascal, Culture coloniale : la France conquise par son empire, 1871-1931 ISBN: 2746702991 (Paris: Autrement, 2003)

Blanchard, Pascal, Culture impériale : les colonies au coeur de la République, 1931-1961 (Paris : Autrement, 2004)

Blanchard, Pascal (eds), Human zoos : science and spectacle in the age of colonial empires ISBN: 9781846311741 (limp); 9781846311239 (cased); 1846311233 (cased); 1846311748 (limp) (Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2008)  chp 9. The Cinema as Zoo-Keeper - Eric Deroo and 31. The Zoos of the Exposition Coloniale Internationale, Paris 1931 - Herman Lebovics Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva.Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Blanchard, Pascal, Bancel, Nicolas and Christelle Taraud, Sexe, race et colonies : la domination des corps du XVe siècle à nos jours ISBN: 9782348036002 (La Decouverte, 2018)      

Conklin, Alice L., A mission to civilize : the republican idea of empire in France and West Africa, 1895-1930 (Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, c1997)

Conklin, Alice L., In the museum of man : race, anthropology, and empire in France, 1850-1950 (Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2013) OCR - Skulls on display : anti-racism, racism, and racial science. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva.

Evans, Martin (ed), Empire and culture : the French experience, 1830-1940 (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004)

Ezra, Elizabeth, The colonial unconscious : race and culture in interwar France (Ithaca ; London : Cornell University Press, 2000)

Hodeir, Catherine, L'Exposition coloniale ISBN: 2870273827 (Bruxelles : Editions Complexe, 1991)

Liauzu, Claude, Dictionnaire de la colonisation française (Paris: Larousse, 2007)

Manceron, Gilles, Marianne et les colonies : une introduction à l'histoire coloniale de la France ISBN: 2707138797 (Paris: Poche, 2003)

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Visual representations of colonisation 1: painting, photography, architecture

Baconnier, Béatrix, Algérie en affiches de 1990 à 1960 (Luynes : Baconnier, 2009)

Bancel, Nicolas, Pascal Blanchard and Sandrine Lemaire, Colonial culture in France since the revolution ISBN: 9780253010452 (cloth : alk. paper); 0253010454 (cloth : alk. paper); 9780253010537 (e-book); 0253010535 (e-book) (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2014)

Bancel, Nicolas and Pascal Blanchard, De l'indigène à l'immigré (Paris: Gallimard, 1998)

Bancel, Nicolas, Pascal Blanchard and Laurent Gervereau (eds), Images et colonies : iconographie et propagande coloniale sur l'Afrique française de 1880 à 1962, (Nanterre: Bibliothèque de documentation internationale contemporaine, 1993) 

Blanchard, Pascal, L'invention de l'Orient : 1860-1910 ISBN: 9782732475332 (pbk.); 2732475335 (Paris: Martinière, 2016)

Blanchard, Pascal and Gilles Boetsch, Marseille porte Sud 1905-2005 ISBN: 2707145750; 2707144134 (Découverte); 2862764280 (Laffitte) (Paris: La Decouverte, 2005)

Blanchard, Pascal, Deroo, Eric and Gilles Manceron, Le Paris noir ISBN: 2850257613 ISBN: 2850257613 (Paris: Hazan, 2001)

Benjamin, Roger, Orientalist aesthetics : art, colonialism, and French North Africa, 1880-1930 (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2003) - Chp 'Orientalists in the public eye'. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva.

Deroo, Eric, L'illusion coloniale (Paris: Tallandier, 2005)

Deroo, Eric, La force noire : gloire et infortunes d'une légende coloniale ISBN: 9782847343397 (pbk.); 2847343393 (pbk.) (Paris: Tallandier, 2006)  

Fleig, Alain, Rêves de papier : la photographie orientaliste 1860-1914 (Neuchâtel : Ides & Calendes, 1997)

Hale, Dana, Races on display : French representations of colonized peoples 1886-1940 ISBN: 0253218993 (pbk.) : £13.99; 9780253348548 (hbk.) : £39.00; 0253348544 (hbk.) : £39.00; 9780253218995 (pbk.) : £13.99 (Bloomington, Ind.: Indiana University Press, 2008)

Ives, Colta and Susan Alyson Stein, The lure of the exotic : Gauguin in New York collections (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2002)

Jennings, Eric, Illusions d'empires : la propagande coloniale et anticoloniale à l'affiche ISBN: 9782357661233; 2357661232 (Paris : Les Echappés, 2016)  

Knox, Katelyn E., Race on display in 20th- and 21st century France ISBN: 178138309X; 9781781383094 (Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2016) Chp 1 'Civilized into the Civilizing Mission: The Gaze, Colonization, and Exposition Coloniale Children’s Comics'  Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva.

Ligner, Sarah, Peintures des lointains : la collection du musée du quai Branly Jacques Chirac ISBN: 9782370740717 (Skira Paris); 237074071X; 9782357441064 (musée du quai Branly--Jacques Chirac) (Paris: Skira, 2018)  

McKinney, Mark, The colonial heritage of French comics (Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2011)

McKinney, Mark, Redrawing French Empire In Comics (Columbus, OH: The Ohio State University Press, 2013) - see especially chapter 2 on Postcolonial Representations of Colonial Algeria, including use of European orientalist paintings and colonial postcards in these works

MacKenzie, John, M., Orientalism : history, theory and the arts (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1995) - Chapters Three and Four.

Morton, Patricia A, Hybrid modernities : architecture and representation at the 1931 Colonial Exposition, Paris, Paris (Cambridge, Mass; London: MIT Press, c2000) - Chp - National or colonial architecture: the musee des colonies Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva.

O'Brien, David, Exiled in modernity : Delacroix, civilization, and barbarism ISBN: 9780271078595 (cloth : alk. paper) (Penn State University Press, 2018).  Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva Chp 3 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva.

Porterfield, Todd, The allure of empire : art in the service of French imperialism, 1798-1836 (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1998)

Sarazin, Jean-Yves and Zahia Rahmani, Made in Algéria : Généalogie d'un territoire (Vanves, Hazan, 2016)

Viatte, Germain., Le palais des colonies : histoire du Musée des arts d'Afrique et d'Océanie (Paris: Réunion des musées nationaux, 2002)

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Visual representations of colonisation 2: cinema

Blanchard, Pascal, Rêver : l'impossible tentation du cinéma colonial (Paris : Autrement, 2003)

Bloom, Peter J., French colonial documentary : mythologies of humanitarianism (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2008)

Eades, Caroline, Le cinéma post-colonial français (Paris : Editions du Cerf, 2006)

Sherzer Dina (ed), Cinema, colonialism, postcolonialism : perspectives from the French and francophone world (Austin : University of Texas Press, 1996)

Slavin, David Henry, Colonial cinema and imperial France, 1919-1939 : white blind spots, male fantasies, settler myths (Baltimore, Md.; London: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001)

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Literary represenations of colonisation

Daeninckx, Didier, Cannibale : récit ISBN: 2864322978 (Paris : Gallimard, 1999)

Djebar, Assïa, Femmes d'Alger dans leur appartement : nouvelles (Paris : Des femmes, 1980) - read only the postface about the painting.

Lebel, Roland, Histoire de la littérature coloniale en France (Paris: Libraire Larose, 1931)

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Musical representations of colonisation

Liauzu, Claude et Josette, Quand on chantait les colonies : colonisation et culture populaire de 1830 à nos jours (Paris : Syllepse, 2002)

Ruscio, Alain, Que la France était belle au temps des colonies : anthologie de chansons coloniales et exotiques françaises (Paris : Maisonneuve et Larose, 2001)

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Postcolonial Representations of Empire

Aldrich, Robert, Vestiges of the colonial empire in France : monuments, museums, and colonial memories (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005)

Barclay, Fiona, France's colonial legacies : memory, identity and narrative (Cardiff: University of Wales Press)  - Nicola Frith, 'Crime and Penitence in Slave Commemoration: From Political Controversy to the Politics of Performance' Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva.

Fiona Barclay (2018) Remembering Algeria: melancholy, depression and the colonising of the pieds-noirs, Settler Colonial Studies, 8:2, 244-261.

Blanchard, Pascal,  Nicolas Bancel et Sandrine Lemaire, La fracture coloniale : la société française au prisme de l'héritage colonial  (Paris: La Decouverte, 2005) - Deleporte, Sarah Frohning, 'Trois musées, une question, une République' in OCR. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva.

Blanchard, Pascal, Bancel, Nicolas and Sandrine Lemaire, Culture postcoloniale, 1961-2006 : traces et mémoires coloniales en France (Paris : Autrement, c2006)

Blanchard, Pascal and Isabelle Veyrat-Masson, Les guerres de mémoires : la France et son histoire, enjeux politiques, controverses historiques, stratégies médiatiques ISBN: 9782707154637; 2707154636 (Paris: La Decouverte, 2008) Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva  - Blanchard, Pascal and Isabelle Veyrat-Masson, Chapter 9: La colonisation: du debat sur la guerre dlAlgerie au discours de Dakar' Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva.

Bancel, Nicolas, Florence Bernault, Pascal Blanchard, Ruptures postcoloniales : les nouveaux visages de la société française (Paris : Découverte, c2010)

Nicolas Bancel, Pascal Blanchard, and Dominic Thomas, The colonial legacy in France : fracture, rupture, and apartheid ISBN: 9780253026255 (cloth : alkaline paper) (Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2017)  - Ebook.

Jenni, Alexi and Benjamin Stora, Les mémoires dangereuses : suivi d'une nouvelle édition du Transfert d'une mémoire (Paris: Albin Michel, 2016)

Liazu, Claude and Gilles Manceron, La colonisation, la loi et l'histoire ISBN: 2849500879; 9782849500873 (Paris: Des paroles en actes, 2006)

Lorcin, Patricia, 'France's Nostalgias for Empire' in Emile Chabal, France since the 1970s : history, politics and memory in an age of uncertainty (London : Bloomsbury Academic, 2015)

Marie, Vincent and Gilles Ollivier, Albums : des histoires dessinées entre ici et ailleurs : bande dessinée et immigration 1913-2013 ISBN: 9782754809986 (hardback); 2754809988 (hardback) (Paris: Musée de l’immigration/ Futuropolis, 2013)

Martin, Thomas, 'SOS Racisme and the Legacies of Colonialism 2005-2009: An ambivalent relationship', Modern & contemporary France., 23(1), 2015

Mouellef, Kamel and Baptiste Payen, Turcos le jasmin et la boue ISBN: 9782910867393 (Tartamudo, 2011)  

Mouellef, Kamel and Baptiste Payen, Résistants oubliés ISBN: 9782344007648 (Glenat, 2015)   

Murphy, Maureen, Un palais pour une cité : du Musée des Colonies à la Cité Nationale de l'Histoire de l'Immigration (Paris : Réunion des musées nationaux, 2007)

Panaite, Oana, The colonial fortune in contemporary fiction in French ISBN: 9781786940292 (Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2017)

Rousso, Henry, Face au passé : essais sur la mémoire contemporaine (Paris: Berlin, 2016)

Shepard, Todd, Mâle décolonisation : l'"homme arabe" et la France, de l'indépendance algérienne à la révolution iranienne (1962-1979) (Paris: Payot, 2017) Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva  - Chapter 8: Le viol comme métaphore dans les années 1970 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva.

Stevens, Mary, 'Still the family secret? The representation of colonialism in the Cité nationale de l'histoire de l'immigration', African and black diaspora : an international journal. ISSN: 1752-8631, 2 (2009)

Stora, Benjamin, La guerre des mémoires : la France face à son passé colonial (Paris: L'Aube, 2007)

Stovell, Tyler, Transnational France : the modern history of a universal nation ISBN: 9780813348117 (paperback : alkaline paper) (Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press, 2015) Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva  Chp 2 Postcolonial France : A New Universal Nation? Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva.

Stratton, Jon, When music migrates : crossing British and European racial faultlines, 1945-2010 (Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2014)  Rachid Taha and the postcolonial presence in French popular music Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva.

Thomas, Dominic, Africa and France : postcolonial cultures, migration, and racism ISBN: 9780253006707 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9780253006691 (cloth : alk. paper); 9780253007032 (eb) (Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2013) - ebook.

Thomas, Dominic, 'The Quai Branly museum: Political Transition, Memory and Globalisation in Contemporary France, French cultural studies, 19(2), June 2008

Tschimanga, Charles, 'Let the music play: The African diaspora, popular culture and national identity in contemporary France', in Charles Tschinmanga and Peter J.Bloom (eds), Frenchness and the African Diaspora (Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2009)  

Welch, Edward and Joseph McGonagle, Contesting views : the visual economy of France and Algeria (Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2013) - See Chapter One - 'Wish we were there'

This list was last updated on 03/10/2018