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Collective memory, France and the Algerian War (19541962), Jo McCormack (2007) 1st edition, Lanham, MD and Plymouth: Lexington Books, xiii 221 pp. ISBN 978-0-7391-0921-2, Hardback, US $65.00

Langue franaise en Francophonie: Pratiques et rflexions, Julien Kilanga Musinde, (2010) Paris: L'Harmattan, 196 pp., ISBN 978-2-296-10754-0, Paperback, 19.00

The French Atlantic: Travels in Culture and History , Bill Marshall, (2009) Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 375 pp., ISBN 978-I-84631-050-8, Paperback, 19.00

Friends and Enemies: The Scribal Politics of Post/Colonial Literature, Chris Bongie, (2008) Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 412 pp., ISBN 978-1-84631-142-0, Paperback, 25, ISBN 978-1-84631-143-7, Hardback, 65.00

Transnational Spaces and Identities in the Francophone World, Hafid Gafaiti, Patricia M.E. Lorcin and David E. Troyansky (eds), (2009) Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 460 pp., ISBN 978-0-8032-4452-8, Paperback, $40

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Chroniques de l'le Maurice, Dominique Ranaivoson (ed.), (2009) Saint-Maur-des-Fosss: Editions Sepia, 182 pp., ISBN 978-2-84280-151-9, Paperback, 6.00

Multiple Identities in Action: Mauritius and Some Antillean Parallelisms, Vinesh Y. Hookoomsing, Ralph Ludwig & Bernard Schnepel (eds), (2009) Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 317 pp., ISBN 978-3-631-56561-2, Paperback, 46.50

L'preuve de la Bance. L'criture nomade chez Hdi Bouraoui, Abderrahman Beggar (2009) New Orleans: Presses Universitaires du Nouveau Monde, 109 pp., ISBN 1-931948-78-X, Paperback, $40.00

Marie Paris. Rpudie Beyrouth , Ezza Agha Malak, (2009) Paris: L'Harmattan, 453pp., ISBN 978-2-296-07795-9, Paperback, 35.00

Science Fiction From Qubec: A Postcolonial Study, Amy J. Ransom, (2009) Jefferson, North Carolina and London: McFarland & C Inc., 265 pp., ISBN 978-0-7864-3824-7, Paperback, 32.78

Rflexions littraires sur l'espace public marocain dans l'uvre d'Abdellatif Labi, Safoi Babana-Hampton (2008) Birmingham, Alabama: Summa Publications INC, 226 pp., ISBN 978-1-883479-57-2, $43.95

Un moment d'oubli , Paris, Abdelkader Djema, (2009) Paris: Seuil, 96 pp., ISBN 978-2-02-098638-0 (pbk), 13.00

Bourdieu in Algeria: Colonial Politics, Ethnographic Practices, Theoretical Developments , Jane E. Goodman & Paul A. Silverstein (eds), (2009) Lincoln & London: University of Nebraska Press, 282 pp., ISBN 978-0-8032-1362-3, Paperback, $35.00

Of Irony and Empire: Islam, the West and the Transcultural Invention of Africa, Laura Rice, (2007) SUNY Press, SUNY Series: Explorations in Postcolonial Studies, 251 pp., ISBN13: 978-0-7914-7215-6, Hardcover, $70.00

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Publication date: May 1, 2011

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  • The International Journal of Francophone Studies offers a critical preview for a new development in the understanding of 'France outside France', with a thorough insight into the network of disciplinary issues affiliated with this study. The journal complements the thriving area of scholarly interest in the French-speaking regions of the world, bringing a location of linguistic, cultural, historical and social dynamics within a single academic arena.
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