A historian argues that the story of a former slave who became a leading statesman in Ottoman Tunisia, and then a political exile maneuvering to preserve his estates during French colonial rule, shows how North Africans found ways to pursue their own interests—and develop their own blend of nationalism and historical legacies—under overlapping systems of foreign rule.
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Book Review| November 19 2020
Joshua Lustig; Late Ottoman Intrigue and Legacies Across the Mediterranean. Current History 19 November 2020; 119 (821): 365–368. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2020.119.821.365
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