Algeria: The Last Ordeal

  title={Algeria: The Last Ordeal},
  author={J. C. Cairns},
  journal={International Journal},
  pages={87 - 97}
  • J. C. Cairns
  • Published 1962
  • Sociology
  • International Journal
  • some ways the last year was the worst. Tension had never been higher. Disenchantment in France at least had never been greater. The mindless cruelty of it all had never been more absurd and savage. This last year, stretching from the hopeful spring of 1961 to the cease-fire of March 18, 1962, spanned a season of revolt, shadow-boxing, false threats, capitulation and murderous hysteria. French Algeria died badly. Its agony was marked by panic and brutality as ugly as the record of European… CONTINUE READING
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