A Savage War of Peace: Algeria 1954-1962

A Savage War of Peace: Algeria 1954-1962

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The Algerian War lasted from 1954 to 1962. It brought down six French governments, led to the collapse of the Fourth Republic, returned de Gaulle to power, and came close to provoking a civil war on French soil. More than a million Muslim Algerians died in the conflict and as many European settlers were driven into exile. Above all, the war was marked by an unholy marriage of revolutionary terror and repressive torture.

Nearly a half century has passed since this… (more)

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Publisher: NYRB Classics (March 01, 2011)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 624 pages

File size: 2.5 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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