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Algeria: History, People and Political Struggle Azzedine Layachi

Algeria: History, People and Political Struggle

Azzedine Layachi

Published January 12th 2015
ISBN : 9780415630221
Hardcover
208 pages
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This book starts by covering the birth of Algerian nation (a community connected by a homeland, the Arabic language, and Islam), gives an overview of the country under French colonialism from 1832 to 1962 including the seven-year war forMoreThis book starts by covering the birth of Algerian nation (a community connected by a homeland, the Arabic language, and Islam), gives an overview of the country under French colonialism from 1832 to 1962 including the seven-year war for independence, and then tackles the state-building efforts, the elaboration of the socialist economy and its subsequent demise by the early 1990s, the decade-long armed Islamist rebellion, the central role ofthe military in the political system, and the unfolding efforts at political and economic liberalization and their outcomes.