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Arabs of the Jewish Faith

The Civilizing Mission in Colonial Algeria

Arabs of the Jewish Faith( )
Author: Schreier, Joshua
Series title:Jewish Cultures of the World Ser.
ISBN:978-0-8135-4794-7
Publication Date:Nov 2010
Publisher:Rutgers University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $92.40
Book Description:

Exploring how Algerian Jews responded to and appropriated France's newly conceived "civilizing mission" in the mid-nineteenth century, Arabs of the Jewish Faith shows that the ideology, while rooted in French Revolutionary ideals of regeneration, enlightenment, and emancipation, actually developed as a strategic response to the challenges of controlling the unruly and highly diverse populations of Algeria's coastal cities.

Book Details
Pages:256
Detailed Subjects: History / Jewish
History / Africa / General
Social Science / Discrimination & Race Relations
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.24 x 22.86 x 2.286 cm
Book Weight:0.35 Kilograms



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