By Dorothy Pickles
Beginning as a small, doubtless insignificant uprising in 1954, the Algerian fight for independence assumed such proportions that it strangled France’s overseas coverage, threatened her diplomacy, poisoned the political surroundings, and toppled one executive after one other. during this booklet, first released in 1963, a consultant on French affairs assesses the effect on France of the Algerian challenge, a number of the makes an attempt to unravel that challenge, and the results of the answer ultimately came upon. it's a learn of clash, a cautious attention of the interplay among inner politics and a exceptionally tricky exterior challenge – and, so much of all, an aim and lucid presentation of the basic parts of a sad episode in French background.
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