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Evans, Martin, 1964-
Algeria : anger of the dispossessed / Martin Evans and John Phillips
New Haven [Conn.] ; London : Yale University Press, c2007
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  DT295.5 .E92 2007    AVAILABLE
Subject Algeria -- History -- 1962-1990
Algeria -- History -- 1990-
Subject(s) Islam and politics -- Algeria
Physical Description xv, 352 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [323]-330) and index
Contents Preface : why Algeria? -- Introduction : the role of the past in Algerian history -- Dissident landscape -- Forced marriage : French Algeria 1830-1962 -- Darling of the Non-Aligned Movement, 1962-78 -- Black October -- Political Islam -- Algeria's agony -- The Algerian question -- The new imperialism and the war on terror -- Afterword : the anger that will not go away
Review "In this account, Martin Evans and John Phillips explore Algeria's recent and very bloody history, demonstrating how the high hopes of independence turned into anger as young Algerians grew increasingly alienated. Unemployed, frustrated by the corrupt military regime and excluded by the West, the post-independence generation needed new heroes, and some found them in Osama bin Laden and the rising Islamist movement."--BOOK JACKET
Alternate Author Phillips, John

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