Martin Evans is professor of contemporary history at the University of Portsmouth and author of The Memory of Resistance: French Opposition to the Algerian War 1954-62 (1997). John Phillips has reported from Algeria for The Times as a special correspondent from 1991 to 1997, and is author of Macedonia: Warlords & Rebels in the Balkans (2004).
"An excellent primer that provides readers a quick orientation into Algeria's history from 1820 to the present."-Cmdr. Youssef Aboul-Enein, Waterline -- Cmdr. Youssef Aboul-Enein Waterline "As this chilling and important book makes clear, [Algeria] remains a country controlled by unelected men who have left most of the population disinherited and at continuing risk of political violence."-Michael Mewshaw, Washington Post -- Michael Mewshaw Washington Post