Jumhuriya at-Tunisiya (Republic of Tunisia)
  • Brian Hunter
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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Further Reading

  1. Lawless R. I. et al., Tunisia. [Bibliography] Oxford and Santa Barbara (CA), 1982Google Scholar
  2. Salem, N., Habib Bourguiba, Islam and the Creation of Tunisia. London, 1984Google Scholar
  3. National statistical office: Institut National de la Statistique, 27 Rue de Liban, Tunis.Google Scholar

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1995

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  • Brian Hunter

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