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LANGUAGE MAT.
Author Evans, Martin, 1964-

Title Algeria : France's undeclared war / Martin Evans

Publisher Oxford ; Toronto ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2012

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 McDonald 3rd Floor  DT295 .E92 2012    AVAILABLE
Call # DT295 .E92 2012
Descript xxxv, 457 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Examines the depth and scale of the colonization process and explains why the Algerian War was one of the longest and most violent of the decolonization struggles, bringing down four governments, ending the Fourth Republic, and miring the French Army in accusations of torture and mass human rights abuses
Contents [Pt.] I. Origins 1830-1945. Invasion -- The long hatreds -- The making of Algerian nationalism -- [pt.] II. Undeclared war 1945-59. Sliding into war -- 'Algeria is France' -- Guy Mollet's war -- The 'Battle of Algiers' and its aftermath -- Complex violence -- [pt.] III. Dénouement 1959-62. Endgame -- Bloody conclusion -- Independence
Subject Algeria -- History -- 1830-1962
Algeria -- History -- Revolution, 1954-1962
Algeria -- History -- 1962-1990
Algeria -- History -- Revolution, 1954-1962 -- Foreign public opinion, French
France -- Politics and government -- 1958-
Algeria -- Foreign relations -- France
France -- Foreign relations -- Algeria
Series Making of the modern world
Making of the modern world (Oxford University Press)