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Published: 28 April 2016

408 Pages


ISBN: 9780199899142

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Mecca of Revolution

Algeria, Decolonization, and the Third World Order

Jeffrey James Byrne

Oxford Studies in International History

  • Examines how an anti-colonial nationalist movement became radicalized through the Cold War and then led to independent Algeria's ambitious agenda to not only reshape its national identity but also international society.
  • Draws on unprecedented access to materials from the FLN archive and the archives of the Algerian state after independence.

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