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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


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


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


Algerians in an Age of Globalization

Allan Christelow

in Algerians without Borders: The Making of a Global Frontier Society

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813037554
eISBN:
9780813043975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037554.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter deals with Algerian experience since the 1960s, focusing on the way they occupy a position which lends itself to their promoting interfaith dialogue or cultural fusion, but also to ... 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


. 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


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


Edward Said and Assia Djebar Counterpoint and the Practice of Comparative Literature

Kathryn Lachman

in Borrowed Forms: The Music and Ethics of Transnational Fiction

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781781380307
eISBN:
9781781387290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380307.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines Said's theory of counterpoint in relation to Assia Djebar's novel Les Nuits de Strasbourg (1997). Said proposed musical counterpoint both as a strategy for rethinking the ... 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


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


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


Unearthing the father’s secret: postmemory and identity in harki and pied noir narratives

Véronique Machelidon

in Reimagining North African immigration: Identities in flux in French literature, television and film

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780719099489
eISBN:
9781526135902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099489.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Focusing on memories of the Algerian War of Independence, this article follows historian Benjamin Stora’s call to find common memorial spaces and bridge the gap between different memory groups ... More


The Algerian War and the Scandal of Torture

Judith G. Coffin

in Sex, Love, and Letters: Writing Simone de Beauvoir

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501750540
eISBN:
9781501750564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750540.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter explains how Simone de Beauvoir's memoirs were thoroughly intertwined with the Algerian War and with some of the most dramatic years of the French Republic. It looks at Beauvoir's ... More


Empire of Merit: The July Monarchy and the Algerian War

Jennifer E. Sessions

in By Sword and Plow: France and the Conquest of Algeria

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449758
eISBN:
9780801454479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449758.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses Algeria's place in the official culture of the Orléans monarchy. Like Charles X before him, King Louis-Philippe d'Orléans pinned the legitimacy of his July Monarchy to the ... More


Introduction: The Scene of the Crime, The Crime of the Seen

Lia Brozgal

in Absent the Archive: Cultural Traces of a Massacre in Paris, 17 October 1961

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622386
eISBN:
9781800341289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622386.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The introduction provides critical information on the history and stakes of the October 17 massacre, situating it within the context of the Algerian War for Independence and the French imperial ... More


The French Army and the Geneva Conventions during the Algerian War of Independence and After

Raphaëlle Branche

in Do the Geneva Conventions Matter?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780199379774
eISBN:
9780190690977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199379774.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

France considered Algerian War of Independence an internal matter, and questioned the relevance of the Geneva Conventions. The International Committee of the Red Cross managed to get permits to visit ... More


The Degeneration of the Regime

Irwin M. Wall

in France, the United States, and the Algerian War

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520225343
eISBN:
9780520925687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225343.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter traces the events that led to the degeneration of the Fourth French Republic. It explains that as early as the end of 1956 France and the United States were already on bad terms and that ... More


The Far Right and the Reinvigoration of Sexual Orientalism in Post-Decolonization France

Todd Shepard

in Sex, France, and Arab Men, 1962-1979

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226493275
eISBN:
9780226493305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226493305.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter offers an overview of the development of Oriental eroticism toward Arab men following Algerian independence and the decolonization of France. In the years immediately following Algerian ... More


Teaching in a Time of Crisis

Nicholas Harrison

in Our Civilizing Mission: The Lessons of Colonial Education

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781786941763
eISBN:
9781789629965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941763.003.0004
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Against the broader backdrop of histories and debates sketched out in earlier chapters, Chapter 3 focuses in detail on the life and work of Mouloud Feraoun, touching on other important figures ... More


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