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A savage war of peace : Algeria, 1954-1962

Author: Alistair Horne
Publisher: New York : Viking Press, 1978, ©1977.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Horne, Alistair.
Savage war of peace.
New York : Viking Press, 1978, ©1977
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alistair Horne
ISBN: 0670619647 9780670619641
OCLC Number: 3168433
Description: 604 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Prelude, 1830-1954: "A town of no great interest" ; "Ici, c'est la France" ; In the middle of the ford --
pt. 2. The war, 1954-1958: All Saints' Day, 1954 ; The sorcerer's cauldron ; The F.L.N. : from Bandung to Soummam ; The second fronts of Guy Mollet ; "Why we must win" ; The Battle of Algiers ; Lost round for the F.L.N. ; The world takes notice ; Le dernier quart d'heure --
pt. 3. The hardest of all victories, 1958-1962: A kind of resurrection ; "Je vous ai compris" ; The F.L.N. holds its breath ; Neither the djebel nor the night ; "Aux barricades!" ; "This prince of ambiguity" ; Revolution in the revolution ; De Gaulle caught in the draught ; The generals' putsch ; Overtures for peace ; The suitcase or the coffin ; Exodus ; The page is turned.
Responsibility: Alistair Horne.


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