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Published: 14 August 2008

352 Pages | 13 halftones


ISBN: 9780195374018

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An Empire Divided

Religion, Republicanism, and the Making of French Colonialism, 1880-1914

J.P. Daughton

  • The first book to examine the role of religious missionaries in shaping French colonialism
  • Challenges commonly held assumptions about the 'culture wars' and secular 'civilizing mission' of the early Third French Republic
  • Includes case studies on Indochina, Polynesia, and Madagascar