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Preface ; Some Key Characters ; Chronology ; PART I: ORIGINS 1830-1945 ; 1. Invasion ; 2. The Long Hatreds ; 3. The Making of Algerian Nationalism ; PART II: UNDECLARED WAR 1945-59 ; 4. Sliding into War ; 5. 'Algeria is France' ; 6. Guy Mollet's War ; 7. The 'Battle of Algiers' and its Aftermath ; 8. Complex Violence ; PART III: DENOUEMENT 1959-62 ; 9. Endgame ; 10. Bloody Conclusion ; 11. Independence ; Postscript ; Glossary ; Endnotes ; Select Bibliography ; Index

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Martin Evans is Professor of Contemporary History at the University of Portsmouth. He is the author of Memory of Resistance: French Opposition to the Algerian War (1997), co-author (with Emmanuel Godin) of France 1815 to 2003 (2004), and co-author (with John Phillips) of Algeria: Anger of the Dispossessed (2007). In 2008 Memory of Resistance was translated into French and serialised in the Algerian press. He has written for the Independent, the Times Higher Education Supplement, BBC History Magazine and the Guardian, and is a regular contributor to History Today. In 2007-08 he was a Leverhulme Senior Research Fellow at the British Academy.

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Easily the best account of the 1954-1962 war of Algerian independence available in English. * Financial Times, Books of the Year *
Excellent * The Economist *
Masterly * History Today *
Original * Le Monde Diplomatique *
Evans, a master scholar, has produced a comprehensive narrative. * Foreign Affairs *
Strikingly illustrated and using novel archival sources ... scintillating * Literary Review *
For the benefit of a new generation of anglophone readers, this book is a welcome statement of the progress that has been made. * Michael Brett, Times Literary Supplement *
Evans' great achievement is to 'Algerianise' the struggle. * History Today *

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