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Mediterraneans: North Africa and Europe in an Age of Migration, c. 1800-1900 (Hardback)

Julia A. Clancy-Smith

Edité par University of California Press, United States, 2011
ISBN 10: 0520259238 / ISBN 13: 9780520259232
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Titre : Mediterraneans: North Africa and Europe in ...

Éditeur : University of California Press, United States

Date d'édition : 2011

Reliure : Hardback

Etat du livre : New

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Language: English . Brand New Book. Today labor migrants mostly move south to north across the Mediterranean. Yet in the nineteenth century thousands of Europeans and others moved south to North Africa, Egypt, and the Levant. This study of a dynamic borderland, the Tunis region, offers the fullest picture to date of the Mediterranean before, and during, French colonialism. In a vibrant examination of people in motion, Julia A. Clancy-Smith tells the story of countless migrants, travelers, and adventurers who traversed the Mediterranean, changing it forever. Who were they? Why did they leave home? What awaited them in North Africa?And most importantly, how did an Arab-Muslim state and society make room for the newcomers? Combining fleeting facts, tales of success and failure, and vivid cameos, the book gives a groundbreaking view of one of the principal ways that the Mediterranean became modern. N° de réf. du libraire AAH9780520259232

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Synopsis : Today labor migrants mostly move south to north across the Mediterranean. Yet in the nineteenth century thousands of Europeans and others moved south to North Africa, Egypt, and the Levant. This study of a dynamic borderland, the Tunis region, offers the fullest picture to date of the Mediterranean before, and during, French colonialism. In a vibrant examination of people in motion, Julia A. Clancy-Smith tells the story of countless migrants, travelers, and adventurers who traversed the Mediterranean, changing it forever. Who were they? Why did they leave home? What awaited them in North Africa?And most importantly, how did an Arab-Muslim state and society make room for the newcomers? Combining fleeting facts, tales of success and failure, and vivid cameos, the book gives a groundbreaking view of one of the principal ways that the Mediterranean became modern.

Critique: "Exceptional and magisterial... This book is an embarrassment of riches." American Historical Review 20120427 "The importance and relevance of this book cannot be underestimated." Reviews In History 20110821 "The book is replete with fascinating details about life in a multicultural and politically precarious city." Choice 20110902 "Clancy-Smith is forging new vistas and prospects for future historical research." Journal Of African History 20111007 "There is little doubt that [this book] will become a standard for historical scholarship about the Maghrib and the Mediterranean." -- Brock Cutler Bltn Of Sch Of Oriental & African Stds 20111012 "This book may well remain as a cornerstone for future research." -- Adam Mestyan European Review Of History/Revue Europeenne D'histoire 20120809 "Julia A. Clancy-Smith deserves great credit... Mediterraneans is a work of fundamental importance." -- Christian Windler* Universit?t Bern Journal Of Modern History 20120917 "Clancy-Smith's remarkable monograph sheds light on the myriad facets that makes the area so beguiling." Journal Of Colonial & Colonialism History 20120520

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