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Savage War of Peace : Algeria 1954-1962.

Author: Alistair Horne
Publisher: New York : Random House Publisher Services, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Horne, Alistair.
Savage War of Peace : Algeria 1954-1962.
New York : Random House Publisher Services, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alistair Horne
ISBN: 9781590172186 1590172183
OCLC Number: 1031964506
Description: 1 online resource (591 pages)

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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 savagely fought war ended in Algeria's independence, and yet-as Alistair Horne argues in his new preface to his now-classic work of h.

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