African Studies and African Country Resources @ Pitt: Algeria
This guide provides selected high-quality resources on the global, political, economic, social and cultural aspects of the continent of Africa and its countries. It features individual country pages as well as sources searchable by topic or country.
This third edition of Historical Dictionary of Algeria has undergone extensive and substantial changes, with a special focus on Algeria's civil strife in the 1990s and the country's controversial reinstitutionalization and redemocratization. It includes such supplementary materials as a list of acronyms and abbreviations, maps, a photo section, and economic tables and statistics.
These books, available in Hillman Library, provide historical and cultural information about Algeria.
In this account of the Algerian War's effect on French political structures and notions of national identity, Todd Shepard asserts that the separation of Algeria from France was truly a revolutionary event with lasting consequences for French social and political life. In addition to grappling with questions of race, citizenship, national identity, state institutions, and political debate, Shepard also addresses debates in Jewish history, gender history, and queer theory.
This book deals with the economic and developmental challenges facing contemporary Algerian society. The social structures, the political institutions, the movements and ideologies, as well as cultural dilemmas, are considered in depth the give the fullest picture of the twenty-first century development. The contributors represent a range of expertise in economics, business management, sociology, linguistics, political science and cultural studies.