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An exhaustingly researched and detailed history of a dreadful period in the history of France, Algeria, civilization, Islamic radicalism, and virtually every other controversy now... Read morePublished 7 days ago by Mallow
A book from a good historian writer. Sometimes has the British tendency to pick on the French while forgetting that the Brits were just as bad, or sometimes worse, colonists. Read morePublished 24 days ago by john R.
A Savage War of Peace is Horne's third volume in his history of French Army in the 20th century. I think it is the best of the 3. Read morePublished 1 month ago by John Buford
I wanted to understand the whole France- Algeria history, since it still rankles today. This was a masterpiece of historical authorship, in my opinion, of this very complex story... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Shrike
This is one of the best Audiobooks I have ever listened to. The history narrated well and told as a story that grabs you, but in a way that gives you an excellent understanding of... Read morePublished 4 months ago by A. J. Frank
definitive account of the Algerian war. Horne is a superstar when it comes to writing about France, and this is his finest workPublished 4 months ago by Honest Jean
Excellent book! Excellent! A must read for all needing a perspective on counterinsurgency.Published 6 months ago by Tweeter00801
A thoroughly researched and well written chronicle of the French - Algerian conflict. I would have given it 5 stars but for the French phrases without translation sprinkled... Read morePublished 7 months ago by R. Stout
One of my favorite history books that I have yet read. Alistair Horne does a wonderful job at taking his reader through the Algerian struggle for independence in the 1950s and 60s. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Dylith