Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the events of the Battle of Algiers in next to no time with this concise guide.
50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the Battle of Algiers. The Battle of Algiers was a painful episode in the Algerian War, in which Algeria fought for independence from the colonial power France. Although France ultimately secured a victory in the battle, its aggressive methods and harsh repression, including torture and summary executions, led to international outcry.
In just 50 minutes you will:
oUnderstand the political and social context surrounding the battle and the reasons for its outbreak
oIdentify the main participants in the conflict and the role they played
oAnalyse the outcome of the battle and its impact on the futures of France and Algeria
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