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Lethal ProvocationThe Constantine Murders and the Politics of French Algeria$
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Joshua Cole

Print publication date: 2019

Print ISBN-13: 9781501739415

Published to Cornell Scholarship Online: January 2020

DOI: 10.7591/cornell/9781501739415.001.0001

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(p.1) Introduction
Lethal Provocation

Joshua Cole

Cornell University Press

This chapter introduces the riots of August 3-5, 1934 in Constantine and their connection to the broader history of the French colonial regime in Algeria from the moment of conquest in 1830 to Algerian independence in 1962. The chapter also introduces the story of the individual who police believed at the time to be responsible for the agitation that led to the murder of Jews during the riots.

Keywords:   France, Algeria, Constantine, Colonialism, Antisemitism, Violence, Jews, Muslims, Extremism

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