Reunion Island becomes French crown colony
Historical Context Note
- The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume 8.2.1: Francophone African Writing and Culture: Subsaharan.
- Vol. editors: Charlotte Baker (Lancaster University), Ruth Bush (University of Bristol), Helen Rachel Cousins (Newman University), Nicki Hitchcott (University of Nottingham), David Huddart (Chinese University of Hong Kong), David Murphy (University of Stirling)