Africa

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Les pauvres aussi peuvent-ils profiter de la mondialisation ?

Choplin, Armelle et Olivier Pliez. 2018. La mondialisation des pauvres. Loin de Wall Street et de Davos. Paris : Seuil, coll. « La République des idées ».

Christian Bouquet | 30.08.2018

The work of Armelle Choplin and Olivier Pliez addresses globalisation under an original survey method, leading to an unconventional conclusion. The authors follow the flow of commodities, from Africa to China, and prove that certain actors of these exchanges can get out of poverty by entering, even at the margins, the international trade. [...]

La colonisation par le sabre et le stéthoscope.

Lachenal, Guillaume. 2017. Le médecin qui voulut être roi. Sur les traces d’une utopie coloniale. Paris : Seuil.

Christian Bouquet | 26.04.2018

In the 1930s, first in Wallis and then in Cameroon, the French colonial authorities experimented with a mode of administration guided by military doctors. The results are seen as contrasting, depending on the historians’ standpoint. Lachenal doesn’t see it as a « colonization benefit », but he collected several testimonies offering a more nuanced view. [...]