The Resource A savage war of peace : Algeria, 1954-1962, Alistair Horne, (electronic resource)

A savage war of peace : Algeria, 1954-1962, Alistair Horne, (electronic resource)

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A savage war of peace : Algeria, 1954-1962
Title
A savage war of peace
Title remainder
Algeria, 1954-1962
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Alistair Horne
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Algeria, 1954-1962
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eng
Summary
The Algerian War lasted from 1954 to 1962. It caused the fall of six French governments, led to the collapse of the Fourth Republic, and came close to provoking a civil war on French soil. More than a million Muslim Algerians died in the conflict, and as many European settlers were driven into exile. Above all, the war was marked by an unholy marriage of revolutionary terror and state torture. At the time, this brutal, intractable conflict seemed like a French affair. But from the perspective of half a century, it looks less like the last colonial war than the first postmodern one: a full-dress rehearsal for the amorphous struggle that convulsed the Balkans in the 1990s and that now ravages the Middle East, struggles in which religion, nationalism, imperialism, and terrorism assume unparalleled degrees of intensity
Summary
Recounts the causes of the Algerian War, explains how it caused the deaths of over a million Muslim Algerians and the downfall of six French prime ministers, and tells how peace was finally achieved
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10104878
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1925-
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Horne, Alistair
Dewey number
965.04
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Read by James Adams
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1951-
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  • Adams, James
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True
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Algeria
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Algeria, 1954-1962
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A savage war of peace : Algeria, 1954-1962, Alistair Horne, (electronic resource)
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MWT10026099
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (29hr., 57 min.))
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9781483078076
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MWT10026099
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sound
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Label
A savage war of peace : Algeria, 1954-1962, Alistair Horne, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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digital storage
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not applicable
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unknown
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MWT10026099
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  • not applicable
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Edition
Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (29hr., 57 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
Isbn
9781483078076
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT10026099
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unknown
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access
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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