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Author Evans, Martin, 1964-

Title Algeria : France's undeclared war / Martin Evans.

Published Oxford ; Toronto ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2012.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  965.046 EVAN    AVAILABLE
Physical description xxxv, 457 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Series Making of the modern world.
Making of the modern world (Oxford University Press)
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Summary 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.
Subject France. Armée -- History -- 20th century.
Islam and politics -- Algeria.
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.
Variant Title France's undeclared war.
ISBN 9780192803504