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The African French Resistance
Eric Jennings held Ph.D. from UC Berkeley in 1998. He is a French colonial historian at the University of Toronto whose books include Escape from Vichy: The Refugee Exodus to the French Caribbean (Harvard University Press, 2018), Perspectives on French Colonial Madagascar (Palgrave, 2017), Free French Africa in World War II: The African Resistance (Cambridge University Press, 2015), Imperial Heights: Dalat and the Making and Undoing of French Indochina (University of California Press, 2011), Curing the Colonizers: Hydrotherapy, Climatology, and French Colonial Spas (Duke University Press, 2006), and Vichy in the Tropics: Pétain’s National Revolution in Madagascar, Guadeloupe and Indochina, 1940-1944 (Stanford University Press, 2001). His monographs have been translated into French and Vietnamese, and he recently received a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship. For more on Eric click here