תּ New ᆕ A Savage War of Peace: Algeria 1954-1962. 2018 ᐹ Book Author Alistair Horne ᒻ He brings a long historical perspective and six decades of experience to bear on the affairs of the day Salon.comFirst the Pentagon plugged the movie, now President Bush is reading the book A Savage War of Peace, British historian Alistair Horne s celebrated 1977 account of the Algerian warFormer U.S Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, who recommended A Savage War of Peace to Bush, said recently on PBS Charlie Rose Show that he did not believe that the French experience could be applied precisely to the United States But I thought there were enough similarities and enough complexities and enough tragedy for the president to gain a perspective on his own period Associated PressAnyone interested in Iraq should read this book immediately Thomas Ricks, The Washington Post Hornes tome is so well written it reads like a novel but is, in fact, a work of superior historical narrativeThere are few historical works that provide so comprehensive a treatment of revolutionary and counterinsurgency warfare, domestic and international politics, and economics and ideology Marine Corps GazetteWhen Hornes book first appeared, it seemed to be an account of one major, but now largely closed, chapter in the history of postwar decolonization Subsequent developmentsin Algeria and elsewherehave made the past prologue It has become a de facto textbook for American Military officers facing time in Iraq Scott McLemee, Inside Higher EdThis thirty year old history, written before the Iranian revolution, the Algerian civil war, and Al Qaeda, captures a contingent moment in the conflict between the West and the Arab world, when present day dogmas were hardly imagined by most It provides a much needed reminder that modern history is not made by the clash of civilizations but by people Harpers MagazineThe present conflict in the Middle East is frighteningly similar, making this book a good volume to have on library shelves Horne provides a new preface Library Journal Classic Returns T he read of choice for many U.S military officers serving in Iraq this universally acclaimed historyshould have been mandatory reading for the civilian and military leaders who opted to invade Iraq The Washington TimesThere is enough to make this the most complete history of the Algerian war yet written, one which will be indispensable for future historians It is compelling reading, filled with intimate detail about characters and situations that have served as inspiration for a dozen novels from The Day of the Jackal on The Los Angeles Times A highly readable, toughly edited history that blends the pace and sweep of a work of fiction with a relentless pursuit of every main actor still alive and willing to talk about the war The Washington Post Book WorldAlistair Horne is one of the best writers of history in the English speaking world A Savage War of Peace shows him at the peak of his powers The Financial Times An awesome and superlative piece of historical narrativeMr Horne has a terrible and tremendous tale to tell, one full of omen for posterity The Times London An accomplished historian of earlier French wars has written an admirably impartial, lucid and readable bookas full and objective a history of the Algerian war as we are likely to see for some years The New York Times Book ReviewA book of compelling powermagnificent It has the poetic sense of place without which no great work of history can be written The Spectatorbrilliantly and compassionately told by an historian whose mastery of this subject is complete The Washington PostThe Algerian War lasted from 1954 to 1962 It brought down six French governments, led to the collapse of the Fourth Republic, returned de Gaulle to power, and came close to provoking a civil war on French soil More than a million Muslim Algerians died in the conflict and as many European settlers were driven into exile Above all, the war was marked by an unholy marriage of revolutionary terror and repressive torture.Nearly a half century has passed since this savagely fought war ended in Algerias independence, and yetas Alistair Horne argues in his new preface to his now classic work of historyits repercussions continue to be felt not only in Algeria and France, but throughout the world Indeed from todays vantage point the Algerian War looks like a full dress rehearsal for the sort of amorphous struggle that convulsed the Balkans in the 1990s and that now ravages the Middle East, from Beirut to Baghdadstruggles in which questions of religion, nationalism, imperialism, and terrorism take on a new and increasingly lethal intensity A Savage War of Peace is the definitive history of the Algerian War, a book that brings that terrible and complicated struggle to life with intelligence, assurance, and unflagging momentum It is essential reading for our own violent times as well as a lasting monument to the historians art. 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- A Savage War of Peace: Algeria 1954-1962.
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- Alistair Horne
- 04 December 2017 Alistair Horne