Nationalizing France's Army: Foreign, Black, and Jewish Troops in the French Military, 1715-1831

Nationalizing France's Army: Foreign, Black, and Jewish Troops in the French Military, 1715-1831

Before the French Revolution, tens of thousands of foreigners served in France's army. They included troops from not only all parts of Europe but also places as far away as Madagascar, West Africa, and New York City. Beginning in 1789, the French revolutionaries, driven by a new political ideology that placed "the nation" at the center of sovereignty, began aggressively purging the army of men they did not consider French, even if those troops supported the new regime.… (more)

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Publisher: University of Virginia Press (May 30, 2016)

Parent ISBN: 9780813938332

Page count: 320 pages

Language: English


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