Collaboration, Modernity and Colonial Rule: Sidiyya Baba and Mauritania

By David Robinson

Gouraud, the leader of the French conquest of central Mauritania

Gouraud, the leader of the French conquest of central Mauritania
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An image of Colonel Henri Gouraud during his conquest of central Mauritania during 1908-10. He went on to become a general and was very influential with the military and colonial circles in France. This photo contains the caption, "Le Colonel Gouraud en Mauritanie"

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Gouraud, the leader of the French conquest of central Mauritania
Gouraud, the leader of the French conquest of central Mauritania
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Description: An image of Colonel Henri Gouraud during his conquest of central Mauritania during 1908-10. He went on to become a general and was very influential with the military and colonial circles in France. This photo contains the caption, "Le Colonel Gouraud en Mauritanie"
Date Range: 1900-1909
Location: Mauritania
Format: Image/jpeg
Rights Management: For educational use only.
Contributing Institution: David Robinson; MATRIX: The Center for Humane Arts, Letters, and Social Sciences Online at Michigan State University
Digitizer: MATRIX
Source: Gouraud, Henri and Mauritanie Adrar. Souvenirs d'un africain. (Paris: Plon, 1945), facing p 48.

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