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Tensions of EmpireColonial Cultures in a Bourgeois World$
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Frederick Cooper and Ann Laura Stoler

Print publication date: 1997

Print ISBN-13: 9780520205406

Published to California Scholarship Online: May 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520205406.001.0001

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Educating Conformity in French Colonial Algeria

Educating Conformity in French Colonial Algeria

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(p.346) 10 Educating Conformity in French Colonial Algeria
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Tensions of Empire
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Fanny Colonna

Barbara Harshav

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University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520205406.003.0011

This chapter presents an excerpt from Fanny Colonna's book Instituteurs Algériens: 1883–1939, focusing on the role of French schools in colonial Algeria, and on the selection and formation of a well-managed indigenous elite. It discusses the cultural and political logics of the moralizing colonial state, and examines the criteria of excellence helped to maintain France as a cultural standard and to sustain the distance between colonizer and colonized.

Keywords:   Instituteurs Algériens, Fanny Colonna, French schools, colonial Algeria, indigenous elite, colonial state, cultural standard

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