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The military and colonial destruction of the Roman landscape of North Africa, 1830-1900, by Michael Greenhalgh

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The military and colonial destruction of the Roman landscape of North Africa, 1830-1900
Title
The military and colonial destruction of the Roman landscape of North Africa, 1830-1900
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by Michael Greenhalgh
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The French invaded Algeria in 1830, and found a landscape rich in Roman remains, which they proceeded to re-use to support the constructions such as fortresses, barracks and hospitals needed to fight the natives (who continued to object to their presence), and to house the various colonisation projects with which they intended to solidify their hold on the country, and to make it both modern and profitable. Arabs and Berbers had occasionally made use of the ruins, but it was still a Roman and Early Christian landscape when the French arrived. In the space of two generations, this was destroyed, just as were many ancient remains in France, in part because "real" architecture was Greek, not Roman.--
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Greenhalgh, Michael
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index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
History of warfare
Series volume
volume 98
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  • Classical antiquities
  • Algeria
  • France
  • Algeria
Label
The military and colonial destruction of the Roman landscape of North Africa, 1830-1900, by Michael Greenhalgh
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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rdacarrier.
Content category
text
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rdacontent.
Contents
The French conquest -- The army establishes itself, colonisation begins -- 1830-40: the destruction of Algiers, Constantine and other early settlements -- Ruins, roads and railways -- Epigraphy, topography and mapping -- The army rebuilds Tebessa (first visited 1842) -- Building European towns from the 1840s -- Planting colonies -- Algeria and Tunisia on display
Control code
FIEb17529086
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 432 pages
Isbn
9789004248403
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)872139193
Label
The military and colonial destruction of the Roman landscape of North Africa, 1830-1900, by Michael Greenhalgh
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
The French conquest -- The army establishes itself, colonisation begins -- 1830-40: the destruction of Algiers, Constantine and other early settlements -- Ruins, roads and railways -- Epigraphy, topography and mapping -- The army rebuilds Tebessa (first visited 1842) -- Building European towns from the 1840s -- Planting colonies -- Algeria and Tunisia on display
Control code
FIEb17529086
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 432 pages
Isbn
9789004248403
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)872139193

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