Al-Jumhuriya al-Jazairiya ad-Dimuqratiya ash-Shabiya (People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria)
  • Brian Hunter
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


HISTORY. On 1 Nov. 1954 the National Liberation Front (FLN) went over to open warfare against the French administration and armed forces. For details of history 1958–62 see p. 76 The Statesman’s Year-Book, 1982–83. A cease-fire agreement was reached on 18 March 1962, and Gen. de Gaulle declared Algeria independent on 3 July 1962; the Republic was declared on 25 Sept. 1962.


Proven Reserve Universal Suffrage Railway Sleeper Foreign Economic Relation French Administration 
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Further Reading

  1. Statistical Information: The Service de Statistique Générale publishes the annual Statistique Générale de l’Algérie. Documents statistiques sur le commerce de l’Algérie (from 1902).Google Scholar
  2. Ageron, C.-R., A History of Modern Algeria. London, 1988Google Scholar
  3. Bennoune, M., The Making of Contempory Algeria, 1830-I987. CUP, 1988Google Scholar
  4. Home, A., A Savage War of Peace: Algeria 1954–1962. London, 1977Google Scholar
  5. Knapp, W., North West Africa: A Political and Economic Survey. OUP, 1977Google Scholar
  6. Lawless, R. I., Algeria. [Bibliography] Oxford and Santa Barbara. 1981Google Scholar

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1991

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  • Brian Hunter

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