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Francophonie En Orient : Aux Croisements France-Asie (1840-1940) - by Mathilde Kang (Hardcover)

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This book offers a pioneering study of Asian cultures that officially escaped from French colonization but nonetheless were steeped in French civilization in the colonial era and had heavily French-influenced, largely francophone literatures. It raises a number of provocative questions, including whether colonization is the ultimate requirement for a culture's being defined as francophone, or how to think about francophone literatures that emerge from Asian nations that were historically free from French domination. The ultimate result is a redefining of the Asian francophone heritage according to new, transnational paradigms.
 
Number of Pages: 220
Genre: Social Science
Series Title: Languages and Culture in History
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr
Author: Mathilde Kang
Language: English
Street Date: January 15, 2018
TCIN: 53396305
UPC: 9789462985148
Item Number (DPCI): 248-64-6840

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