Journals Higher Education



Published: 08 May 2014

300 Pages | 9 black & white halftones & 1 map


ISBN: 9780199640362

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French Women and the Empire

The Case of Indochina

Marie-Paule Ha

  • First monograph in English on the history of French women and the empire, using Indochina as a case study
  • Encourages readers to rethink several of the long standing assumptions underlying both the historical and contemporary understandings of the roles and experiences of French colonial women
  • First book to examine the politics of the female colonial emigration movement in France
  • First extensive study of French emigration promotional and advice literature