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Was one of France's most formidable opponents to its expansion in North Africa secretly aided and abetted by British guns? John King looks at a tangled tale of nineteenth-century Algeria.

Martin Evans offers a frank reassessment of his article on 30 years of Algerian independence, published in History Today in 1992.

Volume: 63 Issue: 3 2013

On the centenary of his birth, Martin Evans looks at the evolving legacy of the Algerian-born French writer Albert Camus

Volume: 63 Issue: 11 2013

The Jews of Algeria had lived side by side with Muslims for centuries, but the struggle for Algerian independence presented them with stark choices, as Martin Evans explains.

Volume: 62 Issue: 7 2012

Football became a potent expression of Algeria’s struggle for independence, never more so than during the dramatic events that preceded the 1958 World Cup, as Martin Evans explains.

Volume: 60 Issue: 7 2010

Martin Evans looks at the events of 1956 and the French war on terror, both at home and elsewhere, and how this was a turning point for French fortunes in the Algerian War of Independence.

Volume: 56 Issue: 12 2006

On November 1st, 1954, an insurrection broke out in Algeria.

Volume: 54 Issue: 11 2004

Martin Evans on witnesses from the Battle of Algiers, forty years on - and their contribution to the debate on contemporary history.

Volume: 47 Issue: 2 1997

Martin Evans looks at the aftermath of the struggle for Algerian independence from France.

Volume: 42 Issue: 7 1992

Martin Evans has tracked down and interviewed many of those who helped the Algerian FLN - and outlines here the links between the experience of resistance to the Nazis and the struggle against colonial rule.

Volume: 41 Issue: 7 1991

Was one of France's most formidable opponents to its expansion in North Africa secretly aided and abetted by British guns? John King looks at a tangled tale of nineteenth-century Algeria.

Volume: 40 Issue: 8 1990

Derek Severn describes how the assault secured the release of many slaves and much ransom money but Barbary pirates remained a menace until the French annexation.

Volume: 28 Issue: 1 1978

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