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By Rabah Aissaoui and Claire Eldridge,Rabah Aissaoui,Claire Eldridge

On five July 1962, Algeria grew to become an self sustaining state, bringing to an finish 132 years of French colonial rule. Algeria Revisited offers a chance to severely re-evaluate the colonial interval, the long-lasting struggle of decolonisation that introduced it to an finish and the iconic legacies of those years.

Given the obvious centrality of violence during this historical past, this quantity asks how we would re-imagine clash for you to higher comprehend its varieties and services in either the colonial and postcolonial eras. It considers the always moving stability of energy among diversified teams in Algeria and the way those were used to re-fashion colonial relationships. Turning to the postcolonial interval, the booklet explores the demanding situations Algerians have confronted as they've got sought to forge an id as an self sustaining postcolonial kingdom and the way has this method been represented. the jobs performed by means of reminiscence and forgetting are highlighted as a part of the continued efforts through either Algeria and France to grapple with the advanced legacies in their lengthy and tumultuous dating.

This interdisciplinary quantity sheds gentle on those and different concerns, supplying new insights into the heritage, politics, society and tradition of contemporary Algeria and its old courting with France.

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