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French politics and Algeria the process of policy formation, 1954-1962. by William George Andrews

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Published by Appleton-Century-Crofts in New York .
Written in English



  • France,
  • Algeria,
  • Algeria.


  • Nationalism -- Algeria.,
  • France -- Politics and government -- 1945-,
  • Algeria -- History -- 1945-1962.

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesCurrent political problems
LC ClassificationsDC408 .A82
The Physical Object
Pagination 217 p.
Number of Pages217
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5854193M
LC Control Number62015310

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