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date: 12 April 2024

French Union. 

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World
Author(s):
Hubert BoninHubert Bonin

The French colonial empire was a jigsaw puzzle of territories with different statutes (for example, colony or protectorate), all dependent on colonial tutelage and marked by social inequity and negligible investments in education that limited the creation of local elites. For those territories loyal to Gaullist Free France during World War II, the Brazzaville Conference of ... ...

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