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Author Effros, Bonnie, 1965- author
Title Incidental archaeologists : French officers and the rediscovery of Roman North Africa / Bonnie Effros
Imprint Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2018
book jacket
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  CC101.A4 E27 2018    AVAILABLE    30530001318682
Descript xiii, 371 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Knowing and controlling : early archaeological exploration in the Algerian colony -- Envisioning the future : French generals' use of ancient Rome in the 1840s -- The view from ancient Lambaesis -- Institutionalizing Algerian archaeology -- Cartography and field archaeology during the Second Empire -- Epilogue : classical archaeology in Algeria after 1870
"From 1830, the Roman ruins of North Africa intrigued invading French military officers and became key to the colonial narrative justifying French settlement of North Africa"-- Provided by publisher
Subject Archaeology -- Political aspects -- Algeria -- History -- 19th century
Archaeology -- Political aspects -- France -- History -- 19th century
Archaeology and state -- France -- History -- 19th century
France -- Armed Forces -- Algeria -- Operations other than war -- History -- 19th century
Algeria -- Antiquities, Roman
Algeria -- History -- 1830-1962
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