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Department of History

Dr James McDougall

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James McDougall
Department of History

Research Associate

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Dr James McDougall
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Biography

Social, cultural and intellectual history; politics. Social history of Islam since 1700; the French colonial empire, especially North and West Africa, and comparative colonial and post-colonial history; nationalism; historiography and critical theory. Regions/countries: The Middle East and North Africa, especially Algeria, Morocco, and Tunisia; francophone West Africa; the Sahara.

Teaching

Research

Modern and contemporary Algeria; everyday history of colonialism in the French empire in Africa, the French imperial state, and legacies of empire in France and Africa; social history of the Sahara.

Publications

Authored Books

McDougall, James (2006) History and the Culture of Nationalism in Algeria. Cambridge University Press.

Edited Books

McDougall, James, ed. (2003) Nation, society and culture in North Africa. London and Portland: Routledge/Frank Cass. (History and Society in the Islamic World)

Book Chapters

McDougall, James (2010) 'Histories of heresy and salvation: Arabs/Berbers, community and the state.' In: Hoffman, Katherine E and Miller, Susan Gilson, (eds.), Berbers and Others: Beyond Tribe and Nation in the Maghrib. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press.

McDougall, James (2009) 'État, société et culture chez les intellectuels de l’islāh maghrébin (Algérie et Tunisie, c.1890-1940), ou, la réforme comme apprentissage de l’arriération.' In: Moreau, Odile, (ed.), La réforme de l’état dans le monde islamo-méditerranéen aux XIXème-XXème siècles,. Paris: Maisonneuve et Larose. (In Press)

McDougall, James (2007) 'The Fetishism of Identity: Empire, Nation and the Politics of Subjectivity in Algeria.' In: Chalcraft, J. and Noorani, Y., (eds.), Counterhegemony in the Colony and Postcolony. Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 49-71.

McDougall, James (2006) 'Martyrdom and destiny: the inscription and imagination of Algerian history.' In: Makdisi, Ussama and Silverstein, Paul, (eds.), Memory and violence in the Middle East and North Africa. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press.

Articles

McDougall, James (2008) 'La mosquée et le cimetière: Espaces du sacré et pouvoir symbolique à Constantine en 1936.' Insaniyat. Revue algérienne d’anthropologie et de sciences sociales, 39-40 . pp. 79-96.

McDougall, James (2007) 'Sarkozy and Africa: Big white chief’s bad memory.' openDemocracy .

McDougall, James (2007) 'Islam(s) and politics: Post-traumatic states in Algeria.' openDemocracy .

McDougall, James (2007) 'After the war: Algeria’s transition to uncertainty.' Middle East Report (245). pp. 34-41.

McDougall, James (2005) 'Savage Wars? Codes of violence in Algeria, 1830s – 1990s.' Third World Quarterly, 26 (1). pp. 117-131.

McDougall, James (2004) 'S’écrire un destin : l’Association des ‘ulama dans la révolution algérienne.' Bulletin de l’Institut d’histoire du temps présent, 83 . pp. 38-52.

Mcdougall, James (2004) 'The Shabiba Islamiyya of Algiers: Education, Authority, and Colonial Control, 1921-57.' Comparative Studies of South Asia Africa and the Middle East, 24 (1). pp. 149-57.

McDougall, James (2003) 'Myth and counter-myth: “The Berber” as national signifier in Algerian historiographies.' Radical History Review, 86 . pp. 66-88.

McDougall, James (2003) 'Introduction. History/culture/politics of the nation.' Journal of North African Studies, 8 (1). pp. 1-13.

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