Daniel J. Sherman, 1999–2000

Project Title:

De-Civilizing Mission: The French Search for the Primitive, 1945-1975

Rice University

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Fellowship Work Summary

Daniel J. Sherman engaged in research for his project on “De-Civilizing Mission: The French Search for the Primitive, 1945-1975.” He drafted an article that will become a book chapter on the development of an ethnography of metropolitan France in the mid-twentieth century. His review article on “The Arts and Sciences of Colonialism,” will appear in French Historical Studies. Sherman is Professor of French Studies and History, Rice University.