French Women and the Empire

The Case of Indochina
Author(s): 
Ha, Marie-Paule
ISBN: 
9780199640362
Date published: 
May 2014
Hardback
Price: 
£65.00

The first book-length investigation of colonial gender politics in Third Republic France, using Indochina as a case study, charts women's experiences and activities to reveal a transformation in French views of empire: from colonial life as an exclusively male preserve to one where women's presence was seen as essential.