Une vie passée à nous faire nous souvenir de ce que la France a essayé d'oublier .

Un magnifique point de vue américain, dans le New York Times, sur l'oeuvre et l'action de l'historien Benjamin Stora .

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/29/world/europe/a-life-spent-remembering-a-war-france-has-tried-to-forget.html?smid=tw-share&_r=0

 

Ci-dessous, le début de l'article en copié-collé:

A LIFE SPENT REMEMBERING A WAR FRANCE HAS TRIED TO FORGET

The Saturday Profile

By SCOTT SAYARE MARCH 28, 2014

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"We still haven’t taken the full measure of how much this war, this history, this French presence in Algeria, has marked and traumatized French society," said Benjamin Stora, an Algerian-born historian.CreditLauren Fleishman for The New York Times

ASNIÈRES-SUR-SEINE, France — Benjamin Stora arrived in Paris in the summer of 1962, a boy exile swaddled in as many layers of clothing as his parents could fit on his little body. He came amid a flood of refugees, one million French colonists, Arabs and Jews fleeing the murderous tumult of revolutionary Algeria. (..........................)

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