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The Battlefield: Algeria, 1988-2002: Studies in a Broken Polity

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The Battlefield: Algeria, 1988-2002: Studies in a Broken Polity - Roberts, Hugh
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The violence that has ravaged Algeria has often defied explanation. Regularly invoked in debates about political Islam, transitions to democracy, globalization, and the right of humanitarian interference, Algeria's tragedy has been reduced to a clash of stereotypes: Islamists vs. a secular state, terrorists vs. innocent civilians, or generals vs. a defenseless society. The prevalence of such simplistic representations has disabled public opinion inside as well as outside the country and contributed to the intractability of ...

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The Battlefield: Algeria, 1988-2002: Studies in a Broken Polity 2003, Verso, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781859846841

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