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 international coverage, threatened her diplomacy, poisoned the political surroundings, and toppled one govt after one other. during this e-book, first released in 1963, a expert on French affairs assesses the influence on France of the Algerian challenge, some of the makes an attempt to resolve that challenge, and the consequences of the answer ultimately stumbled on. it's a examine of clash, a cautious attention of the interplay among inner politics and a exceptionally tricky exterior challenge – and, so much of all, an goal and lucid presentation of the basic parts of a sad episode in French heritage.
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