French colonialism

What did the French mean by ‘the mission to civilise’?

‘Compare and contrast the French experience of war in Indochina and Algeria.’ if that is easier for you.
It is really good if some primary source materials could be used.
France I: Revolution and the Civilising Mission 1789-1914 &
France II: From Assimilation to Association in the Interwar Period & France III

L. Abrams & D. J. Miller,‘Who Were the French Colonialists? A
Reassessment of the parti Colonial 1890-1914‘, Historical Journal, vol.
19 (1976), pp. 685-725 (Nile Copy)
Robert Aldrich, The French Presence in the South Pacific 1842-1940 (1990)
Robert Aldrich, Greater France: A History of French Overseas Expansion
Robert Aldrich, ‘Imperial miseenvaleur and miseen scène: Recent Works
on French Colonialism,’ The Historical Journal, Vol. 45, No. 4 (Dec.,
2002), pp. 917-936 (Nile Copy)
E. Amster, ‘The Many Deaths of Dr Emile Mauchamp: Medicine,
Technology and Popular Politics in Pre-Protectorate Morocco, 1877-
1912‘, International Journal of Middle East Studies, vol. 36 (2004), pp.
409-28. (Nile Copy)
M. Bennoune, The Making of Contemporary Algeria, 1830-1987: Colonial
Upheavals and Post-Independence Development (1988)
R. Betts, Tricoleur: The French Overseas Empire (1978)
Raymond F Betts, France and Decolonisation, 1900-60 (1991)
E. Burke, ‘Pan-Islam and Moroccan resistance to French Colonial
Penetration, 1900-12’, The Journal of African History, vol. 13 (1972), pp.
97-118 (Nile Copy)
I. Collins, Napoleon: First Consul and Emperor of the French (1986)
A. L. Conklin, ‘Colonialism & Human Rights, A Contradiction in Terms?
The Case of France and West Africa, 1895-1914’, The American
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D. Johnson, French Society and the Revolution (1976)
J.P. Daughton, An Empire Divided: Religion, Republicanism and the Making of French Colonialism 1880-1914 (Oxford: Oxford University Press 2008)
Jennifer M. Dueck, ‘Educational Conquest: Schools as a Sphere of Politics
in French Mandate Syria, 1936–1946’, French History 20(4): 442-459
(Nile Copy)
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Post-Colonial Historiography of France,’ The Historical Journal, 50
(2007): 935-949 (Nile Copy)
G. Ellis, The Napoleonic Empire (2003)
S. H. Elwitt, ‘French Imperialism and Social Policy: The Case of Tunisia’,
Science and Society, vol. 31 (1967), pp. 129-48 (Nile Copy)
M. Evans, The Memory of Resistance: French Opposition to the Algerian
War (1997)
J. P. Halstead, ‘The Changing Character of Moroccan Reformism, 1921-34’,
The Journal of African History, vol. 5 (1964), pp. 435-47 (Nile Copy)
A. G. Hargreaves & M. J. Heffernan, French and Algerian Identities from
Colonial Times to the Present: A Century of Interaction (1993)
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Africa’, International Journal of Middle East Studies, vol. 7 (1976), pp.
571-78 (Nile Copy)
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Hotel and French Colonial Leisure, Power and Culture’, Modern Asian
Studies, vol. 37 (2003), pp. 159-94 (Nile Copy)
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Senegal, 1817-52’, The Journal of African History, vol. 21 (1980), pp.
323-40 (Nile Copy)
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Journal of Modern History, vol. 5 (1933), pp. 208-224. (Nile Copy)
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esp. pp. 98-134
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Movement, 1905-14’, The Journal of Modern History, vol. 47 (1975), pp.
655-75 (Nile Copy)
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Tonkin 1885-97’, The Historical Journal, vol. 24 (1981), pp. 629-50
(Nile Copy)
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the Scramble for West Africa’, The Journal of African History, vol. 10
(1969), pp. 253-76 (Nile Copy)
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B. Stora, Algeria 1830-2000: A Short History (2001

The Nation State and Colonialism
B. Anderson, Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread
of Nationalism (2003)
R. Betts, The False Dawn: European Imperialism in the Nineteenth Century
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Contradiction (1999)
Marc Ferro, Colonization: A Global History (1997)
V. G. Kiernan, Colonial Empires and Armies, 1815-1960 (1998)
D. Fieldhouse, Colonialism 1870 – 1945 (1983)
B. Jenkins, Nationalism in France: Class and Nation since 1789 (1990)
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Myth, Reality (1992)
E. J. Hobsbawm& T. O. Ranger, The Invention of Tradition (1983)
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J. Kristeva, Nations Without Nationalism (1983)
J. M. Mackenzie, The Partition of Africa 1880-1900 and European
Imperialism in the Nineteenth Century (1983)
G. L. Mosse, The Nationalisation of the Masses: Political Symbolism and
Mass Movements in Germany from the Napoleonic Wars Through the
Third Reich (1991)
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Completes, vol 1. (orig 1882) (Nile Copy)
W. D. Smith, European Imperialism in the Nineteenth and Twentieth
Centuries (1982)
R. Tombs, Nationhood and Nationalism in France : From Boulangism to
the Great War, 1889-1914 (1991)
H. L. Wesseling, Divide and Rule: The Partition of Africa 1880-1914 (1996)


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