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Algeria since 1989 : between terror and democracy

Author: James D Le Sueur
Publisher: Halifax [N.S.] : Fernwood Pub. ; London ; New York : Zed Books, ©2010.
Series: Global history of the present.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Algeria's democratic experiment is seminal in post-Cold War history. The first Muslim nation to attempt the transition from an authoritarian system to democratic pluralism, this North African country became a test case for reform in Africa, the Arab world and beyond. Yet when the country looked certain to become the world's first elected Islamic republic, there was a military coup and the democratic process was  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James D Le Sueur
ISBN: 9781552662564 155266256X 9781842777251 1842777254 9781842777244 1842777246 9781848135352 1848135351
OCLC Number: 170166872
Description: xxvi, 239 pages : map ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction : democratic reform, terrorism, and reconciliation --
Building a postcolonial state --
The road to reform --
The kingmakers : generals and presidents in a time of terror --
The Bouteflika era : civil society, peace, and sidelining generals --
Energy and the economy of terror --
A genealogy of terror : local and global jihadis --
The future of radical Islam : from the GSPC to AQMI --
Killing the messengers : Algeria's Rushdie syndrome --
Conclusion : a historian's reflections on amnesty in Algeria.
Series Title: Global history of the present.
Other Titles: Between terror and democracy
Responsibility: James D. Le Sueur.
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Algeria's democratic experiment is seminal in post-Cold War history. It is the first Muslim nation to attempt the transition from an authoritarian system to democratic pluralism. This title shows  Read more...

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'Based on many years of close study of the country, the author unveils the many contradictions, complexities, and conflicts that continue to plague North Africa's most important political actor whose Read more...

 
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