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expenditure as well as for assimilating European and native life, and for inculcating the French theory of " moralisation par le travail,"

Tunisia

of emigration.

doomed

be

doubly interesting with its added problems French colonisation there seems assuredly

is

on

by a small minority against a of steadily increasing majority Spanish, Maltese and Sicilian emigrants who themselves have long set the example of patient to

labour, colonisers

carried

whom

France could neither imitate in numbers

A Mosque

at Kairowan,

For long the feeling in France was strong against these emigrants, and the statistics of the European population in Tunisia were held from the public for fear of rousing emotion in the country. But in 1900-1901, M.Jules Saurin, nor

rival

in industry.

an apostle of French colonisation, roused popular feeling by his statement of facts, insisting on the importance of holding the pro-

by increasing the flow of emigration. It would seem as though the French had emigration somewhat on the brain to-

tectorate

day, attaching exaggerated importance to the preponderance of

Yet

own

nationality in their protectorate as in their colonies. in Egypt, where the native population is four times as vast, and

their

the area far greater, the percentage of British is absurdly small, while the increasing influx into the country of Greeks and Italians

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