A Savage War of Peace: Algeria 1954-1962

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A Savage War of Peace: Algeria 1954-1962

By Alistair Horne
Viking, 1978
640 pp. $15.00
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A masterful narrative of the Algerian revolution and war of independence, packed with detail yet written with color and style and a full appreciation of the causes and the personalities. The best treatment in English and perhaps in any language.