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Colonizing citizenship

by / RP 095 (May/Jun 1999) / Commentary

ʻWe are not the victims but the children of a crime against humanity.ʼ1

Commemorations are important events in France. If, on the one hand, they offer the government the opportunity to reinforce a ʻcertain idea of Franceʼ, on the other hand they give historians, researchers and activists the possibility to revise and counter the official …