Algeria revisited : history, culture and identity /

"On 5 July 1962, Algeria became an independent nation, bringing to an end 132 years of French colonial rule. Algeria Revisited provides an opportunity to critically re-examine the colonial period, the iconic war of decolonisation that brought it to an end and the enduring legacies of these year...

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Other Authors: Aissaoui, Rabah (Editor), Eldridge, Claire (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: London ; New York : Bloomsbury Academic, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2017.
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Table of Contents:
  • Map of Algeria
  • Introduction: Revisiting Algeria / Rabah Aissaoui (University of Leicester, UK) and Claire Eldridge (University of Southampton, UK)
  • Part 1: Revisiting Conflict
  • 1. Criminalising Dissent : Policing Banditry in the Constantinois, 1914-1918 / Samuel Kalman (St. Francis Xavier University, Canada)
  • 2. Between Two Worlds : Emir Khaled and the Jeunes Algériens at the Beginning of the Twentieth Century / Rabah Aissaoui
  • 3. The Algerian Woman in Conflict in The Battle of Algiers / Sophie Bélot (University of Sheffield, UK)
  • 4. Culture as War by Other Means : Community, Conflict, and Algeria's Cultural Revolution / James McDougall (University of Oxford, UK)
  • Part 2: Re-imagining Colonial Relationships
  • 5. The Young Algerians and the Question of the Muslim Draft, 1900-1914 / Michelle Mann (Brandeis University, USA)
  • 6. Weapons of Mass Representation : Algerians in the French Parliament, 1958-1962 / Arthur Asseraf (University of Oxford, UK)
  • 7. Making Algerians Eurafricans? : Imagining Algeria in French Late-Colonial Projects / Stephen Tyre (University of St Andrews, UK)
  • Part 3: Postcolonial Identity Construction and Contestation
  • 8. Collective and Individual Identity in Algerian Francophone Literature : Jean Senac's "Poetry on all fronts" / Blandine Valfort (Université de Lyon II, France)
  • 9. Algerian Female Identity Re-constitution and Colonial Language : a Postcolonial Malaise in Assia Djebar's L'Amour, la Fantasia / Rachida Yassine (Ibn Zohr University, Morocco)
  • 10. "Encounter," Frustration and Hope in the writings of Maïssa Bey / Samira Farhoud (St. Thomas University, Canada)
  • 11. On the Shifting Significance of "Algerian Cinema" as a Category of Analysis / Patricia Caillé (Université de Strasbourg, France)
  • Part 4: Remembering Algeria
  • 12. Repatriating the Duc d'Orléans : The Entangled Politics of Postcolonial Commemoration / Jennifer Sessions (University of Iowa, USA)
  • 13. Passing the Torch : Memory Activism within the Pied-Noir and Harki Communities Fifty Years after Independence / Claire Eldridge
  • Conclusion: Algerian History in a Comparative, Transnational and Emotional Perspective / Martin Evans (University of Sussex, UK).