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- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 30.95
Much of the historical debate surrounding the partition of Africa, the events that led up to it and its implications for the continent itself and for the rest of the world is so controversial that it is difficult to provide a coherent survey of the shifting theories of the last twenty years. In this pamphlet Dr MacKenzie attempts to do this, by sketching... more...
- Indiana University Press 2005; US$ 19.15
"[S]ure to interest a number of different audiences, from language and music scholars to specialists on North Africa.... a superb book, clearly written, analytically incisive, about very important issues that have not been described elsewhere." -- John Bowen, Washington University In ... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 113.00
Conferences, lectures, funding opportunities, and publications now all fully embrace terrorism and counter-terrorism as topics worthy of serious reflection and investigation among criminologists. The papers in this volume bring out the distinct contribution criminologists and criminological sociologists have to offer in the study of counter-terrorism... more...
- Zed Books 2010; US$ 29.95
Algeria's democratic experiment is seminal in post-Cold War history. Le Sueur shows that Algeria is at the very heart of contemporary debates about Islam and secular democracy, arguing that the stability of Algeria is crucial for the security of the wider Middle East. Algeria Since 1989 is a lively and essential examination of how the fate of one... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1999; US$ 122.00
Using recently released French official documents and a variety of other sources, this study explains how the French Army, so recently defeated by the Viet Minh insurgents in Indochina, was able to successfully defeat the Algerian nationalist rebels on the battlefield, while nevertheless losing the war at the conference table. This French success,... more...
- Stanford University Press 2010; US$ 62.50
This study of the specialized military Offices of Arab Affairs in Algeria during the formative decades of French rule from 1830 to 1870 disputes the conventional view that the doctrine of assimilation governed France's colonial policies and practices in the nineteenth century. more...
- New York Review Books 2011; US$ 19.95
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... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2004; US$ 14.95
Between Sea and Sahara is one of the great classics of travel-writing about the Middle East - a landmark in the story of Europe?s fascination with ?the Orient?. Travelling in Algeria in the third decade of French colonisation, Eugène Fromentin weaves a tale of passion, drama and adventure, a masterpiece that established him as one of the foremost Orientalists... more...
- Zed Books 2011; US$ 26.95
In this incisive and revealing book, Richard Bourne shows how a country that had every prospect of success when it achieved independence became a brutal police state less than thirty years later. Beginning with the British conquest and covering events up to the present precarious political situation, Catastrophe is the most comprehensive, up-to-date... more...
- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 16.99
Invaded in 1830, populated by one million settlers who co-existed uneasily with nine million Arabs and Berbers , Algeria was different from other French colonies because it was administered as an integral part of France, in theory no different from Normandy or Brittany. The depth and scale of the colonization process explains why the Algerian War of... more...