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The French North African crisis : colonial breakdown and Anglo-French relations, 1945-62

Author: Martin Thomas; Palgrave Connect (Online service)
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire : Macmillan Press ; New York : St. Martin's Press, 2000.
Series: Studies in military and strategic history (New York, N.Y.)
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The French North African Crisis analyses the postwar breakdown in French imperial rule in North West Africa, concentrating primarily upon the Algerian war of independence. The book highlights the human tragedy involved and the divisive consequences within French metropolitan politics of intractable colonial conflict. It further examines how far the protracted crisis of colonial control in North Africa shaped French  Read more...
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Thomas, Martin, 1964-
French North African crisis.
Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire : Macmillan Press ; New York : St. Martin's Press, 2000
(DLC) 00033268
(OCoLC)43971723
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Thomas; Palgrave Connect (Online service)
ISBN: 9780230287426 0230287425
OCLC Number: 681925042
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 287 pages) : maps.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Preface and Acknowledgements --
Abbreviations --
Glossary of Heads of French Government --
List of Maps --
Introduction --
Divergent Imperialism? Britain and the Restoration of French Power in North Africa, 1945-49 --
Towards Independence for Morocco and Tunisia: British and American Concerns, 1950-56 --
The Algerian War as a Colonial Problem: British Responses, 1954-58 --
1956: The Algerian War Extended and the Suez Intervention --
France Undermined?: French International Power and the Algerian War, 1954-58 --
The Algerian Conflict --
a Cold War Front-Line? --
Britain, de Gaulle and Algeria, 1958-62 --
Conclusion --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: Studies in military and strategic history (New York, N.Y.)
Responsibility: Martin Thomas.
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