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Dirassat

Abstract

In 19 century, Kabyle was considered as an important historical and anthropological subject to study.

In this article we will discuss the image or the representations of the Kabyle fighters in the colonial French anthropological writing.

This region is known as resistant to colonization , the fighters are presented in different way ,sometimes as being brave with hard character , and sometimes as being rebel and revolts, in most of studies they are presented in negative way not as real they were presented weak and unorganized to minimize their resistance face to the force of the colonial soldiers which represents the civilization , they are source of worry because kabely was the starting place of the national revolution against the colonial army , they are presented as being primitive , those colonial writers even if they represents the reality as they want but they are important because they presents to us an important material and historical information to study.

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