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Author Evans, Martin, 1964-

Title Algeria : France's undeclared war / Martin Evans
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (304 pages) : illustrations, map
Series The making of the modern world
Making of the modern world.
Contents Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; List of Maps and Table; List of Abbreviations; Some Key Characters; Chronology; I. ORIGINS 1830-1945; 1. Invasion; 2. The Long Hatreds; 3. The Making of Algerian Nationalism; II. UNDECLARED WAR 1945-59; 4. Sliding into War; 5. 'Algeria is France'; 6. Guy Mollet's War; 7. The 'Battle of Algiers' and its Aftermath; 8. Complex Violence; III. DÉNOUEMENT 1959-62; 9. Endgame; 10. Bloody Conclusion; 11. Independence; Postscript; Glossary; Endnotes; Select Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Summary 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 1954 to 1962 was one of the longest and most violent of the decolonization struggles. An undeclared war in the sense that there was no formal beginning of hostilities, the war produced huge tensions that brought down four government
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Algeria -- Foreign relations -- 20th century.
Algeria -- Foreign relations -- France.
Algeria -- History -- Revolution, 1954-1962 -- Causes.
Algeria -- History -- Revolution, 1954-1962.
France -- Colonies -- America -- Administration.
France -- Foreign relations -- 1945-
France -- Foreign relations -- Algeria.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 019161730X (electronic bk.)
9780191617300 (electronic bk.)