The Colonial Unconscious: Race and Culture in Interwar France

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INTRODUCTION: COLONIAL CULTURE

1. Unless otherwise noted, all translations are my own.

2. See Lebovics 1994 and Norindr 1996 for discussions of the Exposition coloniale.

3. For a history of the policies of assimilation and association, see Betts 1961.

4. For further discussion of the assimilation myth in colonial (and postcolonial) discourse, see Andrew and Kanya-Forstner 1981, 243–45 and passim, and Silverman 1992,31,95–125.

5. Of assimilation, Lewis (1962) writes: [What was wrong with 'assimilation' was not that it was illogical, unrealistic, or impossible, but rather that no serious effort was ever made to carry it out] (153); association he characterizes as a retreat from the pretense of democracy, an attempt [to reassure Frenchmen that they were not about to be inundated by the votes of millions of natives in the French colonies] (151).

6. Henry Louis Gates, Jr., for example, contends that [race … pretends to be an objective term of classification, when in fact it is a dangerous trope] (1986,5).


1. COLONIALISM EXPOSED

1. For a detailed account of the ECI, see Lebovics 1994, chap. 2.

2. The Procès-Verbal of October 12,1935, specifies that [each possession or colony will subsidize the lodging of the natives brought over to participate in [figurer à] the exhibition in the same buildings in which they will work] (Archives Nationales [henceforth A.N.] F12 12384, file 1; original emphasis).

3. For accounts of undercover surveillance of Indochinese participants in the 1931 exhibition as well as of other Indochinese in Paris, see the files stamped [SECRETS,] mostly originating from the Service de Contrôle et d'Assistance en France des indigènes des colonies françaises, in A.N. (Aix-en-Provence) slot-

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Illustrations ix
  • Preface xi
  • Introduction - Colonial Culture 1
  • Chapter 1 - Colonialism Exposed 21
  • Chapter 2 - Raymond Roussel and the Structure of Stereotype 47
  • Chapter 3 - Cannibals in Babylon René Crevel's Allegories of Exclusion 75
  • Chapter 4 - A Colonial Princess Josephine Baker's French Films 97
  • Chapter 5 - Difference in Disguise Paul Morand's Black Magic 129
  • Epilogue - Black-Blanc-Beur 145
  • Notes 155
  • Bibliography 161
  • Index 171
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