EDITED: Germain and Larcher on Black French Women and the Struggle for Equality

Félix Germain and Silyane Larcher, eds. Black French Women and the Struggle for Equality, 1848-2016 (University of Nebraska Press, 2018) via UNP: "Black French Women and the Struggle for Equality, 1848–2016 explores how black women in France itself, the French Caribbean, Gorée, Dakar, Rufisque, and Saint-Louis experienced and reacted to French colonialism and how gendered … Continue reading EDITED: Germain and Larcher on Black French Women and the Struggle for Equality

TODAY: 8th Journée Nationale des Mémoires de la Traite, de l’Esclavage et de Leurs Abolitions

May 10, 2013 is France's national day of remembrance of the slave trade, slavery and their abolition. via Comité pour la Mémoire et l'Histoire de l'Esclavage: Le vendredi 10 mai 2013 la France célèbre la 8e journée nationale des mémoires de la traite, de l’esclavage et de leurs abolitions. A cette occasion, plusieurs manifestations importantes … Continue reading TODAY: 8th Journée Nationale des Mémoires de la Traite, de l’Esclavage et de Leurs Abolitions

BOOK: Dobie on Images of Slavery in 18c French Culture

Madeleine Dobie. Trading Places: Colonization and Slavery in Eighteenth-Century French Culture. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2010. From Cornell University Press: "In Trading Places, Madeleine Dobie explores the place of the colonial world in the culture of the French Enlightenment. She shows that until a turning point in the late 1760s questions of colonization and … Continue reading BOOK: Dobie on Images of Slavery in 18c French Culture