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The Emerging Independence of the UNHCR Under Auguste Lindt

Gil Loescher

in The UNHCR and World Politics: A Perilous Path

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246915
eISBN:
9780191599781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246912.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Two political events at the centre of world politics in the mid‐ to late‐1950s—the Hungarian Revolution and the subsequent intervention by the USSR and the Algerian War of National Independence ... More


The Civilizing Mission in the Metropole: Algerian Families and the French Welfare State during Decolonization

Amelia H. Lyons

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804784214
eISBN:
9780804787147
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784214.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

In the past quarter century, France has grappled with the legacies of colonialism, the Algerian War (1954-1962), and the migration and settlement of Algerians and other Muslims from the former ... More


Islam français, Islam algérien: Islam and the Algerian War in Paris

Naomi Davidson

in Only Muslim: Embodying Islam in Twentieth-Century France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450914
eISBN:
9780801465697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450914.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter addresses another period of crisis, that of the Algerian War (1954–1962) and its immediate aftermath. Here the chapter examines the competing visions of Islam proffered by the French ... More


Services and Surveillance: Welfare, the Police, and the Algerian War

Amelia H. Lyons

in The Civilizing Mission in the Metropole: Algerian Families and the French Welfare State during Decolonization

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804784214
eISBN:
9780804787147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784214.003.0006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter analyzes the expansion of welfare services after the Fourth Republic collapsed in 1958 and De Gaulle implemented a two-pronged solution to the Algerian war. Alongside the expansion of ... More


The Algerian Civil War and the 1977 Protocols Additional

Helen M. Kinsella

in The Image before the Weapon: A Critical History of the Distinction between Combatant and Civilian

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449031
eISBN:
9780801460784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449031.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter discusses another treaty of the laws of war influential to the principle of distinction: the 1977 Protocols Additional to the 1949 Conventions. In this case, the conduct of the wars of ... More


Visions of History: Looking Back at the Algerian War

Edward Welch and Joseph McGonagle

in Contesting Views: The Visual Economy of France and Algeria

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318849
eISBN:
9781846317958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318849.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter explores how the events of the Algerian War have been constructed and remembered visually in France post-1962, and the role this process has played in turning the War into a historical ... More


. Colonial Fracture and the Counter-Heritage Film

Will Higbee

in Post-beur Cinema: Maghrebi-French and North African Emigre Filmmaking in France since 2000

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748640041
eISBN:
9780748693917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640041.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The question of memorializing France's colonial past has been a prominent and contested issue in French politics and the media in the 2000s. This chapter considers how Maghrebi-French filmmakers have ... More


War Child: Memory, Childhood and Algerian Pasts in Recent French Film

Edward Welch and Joseph McGonagle

in Contesting Views: The Visual Economy of France and Algeria

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318849
eISBN:
9781846317958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318849.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter considers how recent films have interrogated France's Algerian pasts, and focuses particularly on their recurrent focalisation of it through the figure of the (invariably male) child: ... More


The Algerian War in Road to America (Baru, Thévenet, and Ledran)

Mark McKinney

in History and Politics in French-Language Comics and Graphic Novels

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604730043
eISBN:
9781604737615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604730043.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Le chemin de l’Amérique is a graphic novel written by Baru, Jean-Marc Thévenet, and Daniel Ledran and translated into English as Road to America by Montreal-based comics publisher Drawn and ... More


Oil, the Algerian War of Independence, and Competing Stories of Departure

Sarah Abrevaya Stein

in Saharan Jews and the Fate of French Algeria

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226123608
eISBN:
9780226123882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226123882.003.0007
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

As the Algerian war of independence (1954-1962) raged, French scientists identified large quantities of gas and oil in the Algerian Sahara, forever changing the perceived symbolic, economic, and ... More


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