Table of contents for A mission to civilize : the republican idea of empire in France and West Africa, 1895-1930 / Alice L. Conklin.

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1. The setting: the idea of the civilizing mission in 1895 and the creation of the government general
2. Public works and public health: civilization, technology, and science (1902-1914)
3. Forging the republican Sujet: schools, courts, and the attack on slavery (1902-1908)
4. 'En faire des hommes': William Ponty and the pursuit of moral progress (1908-1914)
5. Revolt and reaction: World War I and its consequences (1914-1930)
6. 'Democracy' reinvented: civilization through association (1914-1930)
7. Civilization through coercion: human Mise en Valeur in the 1920s

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Africa, French-speaking West Politics and government 1884-1960, Governors general Africa, French-speaking West History, France Colonies Administration History, France Politics and government 1870-1940, Racism France History, Republicanism France History