al-Jumhuriya at-Tunisiya
  • John Paxton
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


HISTORY. Tunisia was a French protectorate from 1883 and achieved independence on 20 March 1956. The Constituent Assembly, elected on 25 March 1956, abolished the monarchy (of the Bey of Tunis) on 25 July 1957 and proclaimed a republic.


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Books of Reference

  1. Findlay, Allan M., Findlay, Anne M., and Lawless, R. I., Tunisia. [Bibliography] Oxford and Santa Barbara, 1982Google Scholar
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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1987

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