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A desert named peace

the violence of France"s empire in the Algerian Sahara, 1844-1902

by Benjamin Claude Brower

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Violence -- Algeria -- History -- 19th century,
  • Slave trade -- Algeria -- History -- 19th century,
  • Imperialism -- History -- 19th century,
  • Algeria -- History -- 1830-1962,
  • Sahara -- History -- 19th century,
  • Algeria -- Colonization,
  • French -- Algeria -- History -- 19th century,
  • Algeria -- Ethnic relations -- History -- 19th century,
  • France -- Colonies -- Africa, North,
  • France -- Territorial expansion

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementBenjamin Claude Brower.
    SeriesHistory and society of the modern Middle East
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT294 .B76 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23170318M
    ISBN 109780231154925, 9780231519373
    LC Control Number2009007514

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A Desert Named Peace: The Violence of France's Empire in the Algerian Sahara, (History and Society of the Modern Middle East) Paperback – Septem by Benjamin Brower (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings See all 6 formats and editionsCited by: A Desert Named Peace: The Violence of France's Empire in the Algerian Sahara, In the mid-nineteenth century, French colonial leaders in Algeria started southward into the Sahara, beginning a fifty-year period of violence.

Lying in the shadow of the colonization of northern Algeria, which claimed the lives of over a million people, French empire in the Sahara /5(13). A Desert Named Peace is a very impressive book.

Clearly and, at times, very beautifully written, the volume brings together a staggering amount of archival and primary evidence and equally draws effectively on a mountain of secondary studies/5(2). A Desert Named Peace is a very impressive book.

Clearly and, at times, very beautifully written, the volume brings together a staggering amount of archival and primary evidence and equally draws effectively on a mountain of secondary studies.

On the subject of French involvement in Algeria, Benjamin Claude Brower comes across as exceptionally. A Desert Named Peace examines colonial violence through multiple stories and across several fields of research/5(13).

A Desert Named Peace: The Violence of France's Empire in the Algerian Sahara, by Benjamin Brower Overview - In the mid-nineteenth century, French colonial leaders in Algeria started southward into the Sahara, beginning a fifty-year period of violence. Directly engaging a controversial history, A Desert Named Peace offers an important backdrop to understanding the Algerian war for independence () and Algeria's ongoing internal war, begun inbetween the government and armed groups that claim to Brand: Columbia University Press.

A Desert Named Peace. Book Description: In the mid-nineteenth century, French colonial leaders in Algeria started southward into the Sahara, beginning a fifty-year period of violence.

Lying in the shadow of the colonization of northern Algeria, which claimed the lives of over a million people, French empire in the Sahara sought power through physical force as it had elsewhere; yet violence in the Algerian Sahara.

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Directly engaging a controversial history, A Desert Named Peace offers an important backdrop to understanding the Algerian war for independence () and Algeria's ongoing internal war, begun inbetween the government and armed groups that claim to fight for an Islamist revolution."--pub.

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In the mid-nineteenth century, French colonial leaders in Algeria started southward into the Sahara, beginning a. Only when he is finished will there be peace: the peace of an empty wind as it blows across a desert strewn with the bones of Carrera's enemies. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Inat age seventeen, Tom Kratman became a political refugee and defector from the PRM (People's Republic of Massachusetts) by virtue of joining the Regular Army.

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Published: 1/24/ Customer Ratings for A Desert Called Peace, Second Edition. A Desert Named Peace: The Violence of France's Empire in the Algerian Sahara, – (History and Society of the Modern Middle East.) New York: Columbia University Press.

What other book might you compare A Desert Called Peace to and why. John Ringo's Kildar series is similar, somewhat less realistic and more novelistic. How did the narrator detract from the book. Unfortunately, James Fouhey is a TERRIBLE narrator. He mispronounces any number of words, leaves odd and confusing pauses between words.

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