Book 2002

The Algerian War and the French Army, 1954–62

Experiences, Images, Testimonies

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ISBN: 978-1-349-41638-7 (Print) 978-0-230-50095-2 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi

  2. The ‘War without a Name’, the French Army and the Algerians: Recovering Experiences, Images and Testimonies

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      Pages 1-39

      The ‘War without a Name’, the French Army and the Algerians: Recovering Experiences, Images and Testimonies

  3. Experiences

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 41-41

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      Pages 43-60

      From Indochina to Algeria: Counter-Insurgency Lessons

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      Pages 61-75

      Algeria and the ‘Official Mind’: the Impact of North Africa on French Colonial Policy South of the Sahara, 1944–58

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      Pages 76-87

      The Sahara and the Algerian War

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      Pages 88-100

      From One Crisis to Another: the Morale of the French Foreign Legion during the Algerian War

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      Pages 101-116

      The War Culture of French Combatants in the Algerian Conflict

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      Pages 117-133

      The Harkis: the Experience and Memory of France’s Muslim Auxiliaries

  4. Images

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 135-135

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      Pages 137-151

      Anglo-Saxon Literary and Filmic Representations of the French Army in Algeria

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      Pages 152-163

      The Image of the French Army in the Cinematic Representation of the Algerian War: the Revolutionary Politics of The Battle of Algiers

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      Pages 164-173

      The Algerian War through the Prism of Anglo-Saxon Literature, 1954–66

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      Pages 174-192

      Le Monde’s Coverage of the Army and Civil Liberties during the Algerian War, 1954–58

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      Pages 193-199

      Psychological Propaganda during the Algerian War — Based on a Study of French Army Pamphlets

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      Pages 200-210

      Remembering the Algerian War: Memory/ies and Identity/ies in Téchiné’s Les Roseaux Sauvages

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      Pages 211-221

      Children of the Occupation and Colonial Ideology

  5. Witness Testimonies

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 223-223

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      Pages 225-242

      Officer Corps Veterans

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      Pages 243-260

      Anti-War Activists

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 261-269