By Dorothy Pickles
Beginning as a small, probably 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 publication, first released in 1963, a consultant on French affairs assesses the influence on France of the Algerian challenge, many of the makes an attempt to resolve that challenge, and the consequences of the answer eventually came across. it's a examine of clash, a cautious attention of the interplay among inner politics and a primarily tough 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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