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The Algerian Civil War, 1990-1998

Author: Luis Martínez; Fondation nationale des sciences politiques. Centre d'études et de recherches internationales.
Publisher: London : Hurst in association with the Centre d'Etudes et de Recherches International, Paris, 2000.
Series: CERI series in comparative politics and international studies.
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Tracing the years, 1990-1998, this text asserts that the Algerian civil war has striking similarities, indeed continuities, with that of the Ottoman regency, the French conquest and colonial  Read more...

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Martínez, Luis, 1965-
Algerian Civil War, 1990-1998.
London : Hurst in association with the Centre d'Etudes et de Recherches International, Paris, 2000
(OCoLC)705862542
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Luis Martínez; Fondation nationale des sciences politiques. Centre d'études et de recherches internationales.
ISBN: 1850655154 9781850655152 1850655170 9781850655176
OCLC Number: 60175715
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Notes: Based on the author's doctoral thesis.
Description: xxi, 265 pages : map ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface / John P. Entelis --
Map of Algiers and its surroundings. 1. Introduction --
pt. I. The Shaping of the Civil War. 2. Social and Political Changes. 3. A Revolutionary Situation. 4. Descent into War --
pt. II. The Mainsprings of Civil War. 5. The War Logic of the Islamist Armed Bands. 6. New Ways to Make Big Money. 7. The Security Policy --
pt. III. Consolidation of the War. 8. War Economy and Political Dynamics. 9. Islamist Guerrilla Ideology and Strategy. 10. Back to the Beyliks. 11. Conclusion.
Series Title: CERI series in comparative politics and international studies.
Other Titles: Guerre civile en Algérie.
Responsibility: Luis Martinez ; with a preface by John P. Entelis ; translated from the French by Jonathan Derrick.

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'Martinez's arguments on the economy of war and the rational behaviour of its actors are fascinating and elucidate many mysteries of the murky situation in Algeria. This is the result of the wealth Read more...

 
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