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The Resource A Frenchwoman's Imperial Story : Madame Luce in Nineteenth-Century Algeria

A Frenchwoman's Imperial Story : Madame Luce in Nineteenth-Century Algeria

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A Frenchwoman's Imperial Story : Madame Luce in Nineteenth-Century Algeria
Title
A Frenchwoman's Imperial Story
Title remainder
Madame Luce in Nineteenth-Century Algeria
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Eugénie Luce was a French schoolteacher who fled her husband and abandoned her family, migrating to Algeria in the early 1830s. By the mid-1840s she had become a major figure in debates around educational policies, insisting that women were a critical dimension of the French effort to effect a fusion of the races. To aid this fusion, she founded the first French school for Muslim girls in Algiers in 1845, which thrived until authorities cut off her funding in 1861. At this point, she switched from teaching spelling, grammar, and sewing, to embroidery-an endeavor that attracted the attenti
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rogers, Rebecca
Dewey number
370.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • LA2375.F72 R63 2013
  • LA2375.F72R63 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Luce
  • Women teachers
  • Muslim girls
  • Education and state
  • Women
  • France
  • Luce
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • EDUCATION
  • EDUCATION
  • EDUCATION
  • Education and state
  • French colonies
  • Muslim girls
  • Women
  • Women teachers
  • Africa
  • Algeria
  • France
  • HISTORY / Middle East / General
Label
A Frenchwoman's Imperial Story : Madame Luce in Nineteenth-Century Algeria
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
BibliographyIndex
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
List of Figures; Acknowledgments; A Note on Terminology; Introduction; Part I. Reconstructing a Woman's Life; 1. Growing up in Provincial France (1804-1832); 2. Early Years in Algeria (1832-1845); Part II. Women in the Civilizing Mission; 3. A Mission to Civilize (1845-1850); 4. Schooling Muslim Girls (1850-1857); 5. From Book Learning to Embroidery: Reorienting the Civilizing Mission (1857-1875); Part III. Historical and Cultural Legacies; 6. Imperial Narratives: Feminists and Travelers Tell Their Tales (1857-1900); 7. The Remains of the Day (1875-1915); Conclusion; Notes
Control code
823725614
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (289 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780804787246
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctvqrmjp3
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)823725614
Label
A Frenchwoman's Imperial Story : Madame Luce in Nineteenth-Century Algeria
Publication
Bibliography note
BibliographyIndex
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
List of Figures; Acknowledgments; A Note on Terminology; Introduction; Part I. Reconstructing a Woman's Life; 1. Growing up in Provincial France (1804-1832); 2. Early Years in Algeria (1832-1845); Part II. Women in the Civilizing Mission; 3. A Mission to Civilize (1845-1850); 4. Schooling Muslim Girls (1850-1857); 5. From Book Learning to Embroidery: Reorienting the Civilizing Mission (1857-1875); Part III. Historical and Cultural Legacies; 6. Imperial Narratives: Feminists and Travelers Tell Their Tales (1857-1900); 7. The Remains of the Day (1875-1915); Conclusion; Notes
Control code
823725614
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (289 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780804787246
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctvqrmjp3
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)823725614

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