Alice L. Conklin is associate professor of history at the University of Rochester. She is author of A Mission to Civilize: The Republican Idea of Empire in France and West Africa, 1895-1914 (Stanford, CA, 1997) and is currently at work on a history of the Musée de l'Homme in Paris from 1920 to 1945. Julia Clancy-Smith is associate professor of history at the University of Arizona. She is author of Rebel and Saint: Muslim Notables,Populist Protest, Colonial Encounters (Algeria and Tunisia, 1800-1904)(Berkeley, CA, 1994); coauthor of Domesticating the Empire: Gender, Race,and Family Life in the French and Dutch Empires (Charlottesville, VA,1998); and editor of North Africa, Islam, and the Mediterranean World from the Almoravids to the Algerian War (London, 2001). She is currently at work on a study of trans-Mediterranean migration to nineteenth-century North Africa.
Research Article|August 01 2004
Introduction: Writing Colonial Histories
French Historical Studies (2004) 27 (3): 497-505.
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