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Author: Henri Alleg; John Calder; Jean-Paul Sartre; Ellen Ray; James D Le Sueur
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 2006. ©2006
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Bison books editionView all editions and formats
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Originally published in 1958, The Question is the book that opened the torture debate in France during Algeria's war of independence and was the first book since the eighteenth century to be banned by the French government for political reasons. At the time of his arrest by French paratroopers during the Battle of Algiers in June of 1957, Henri Alleg was a French journalist who supported Algerian independence. He  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, French
Named Person: Henri Alleg; Henri Alleg
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Henri Alleg; John Calder; Jean-Paul Sartre; Ellen Ray; James D Le Sueur
ISBN: 0803259603 9780803259607 0803259557 9780803259553
OCLC Number: 62109991
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Notes: Originally published London : John Calder Publishers Ltd., 1958.
Description: xliv, 33-102 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Foreword / by Ellen Ray --
Introduction / by James D. Le Sueur --
Preface / by Jean-Paul Sartre --
The Question --
Afterword.
Other Titles: Question.
Responsibility: Henri Alleg ; translated from the French by John Calder ; preface by Jean-Paul Sartre ; with a new afterword by the author ; foreword to the Bison Books edition by Ellen Ray ; introduction to the Bison Books edition by James D. Le Sueur.
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The Question by Henri AllegWithin months of the invasion of Iraq, the Pentagon held a special screening of the film Battle of Algiers, supposedly to show how and why France failed in its struggle Read more...

 
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