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Algeria since 1989 : between terror and democracy

Algeria's democratic experiment is seminal in post-Cold War history. It is the first Muslim nation to attempt the transition from an authoritarian system to democratic pluralism. This title shows that Algeria is at the heart of contemporary debates about Islam and secular democracy.
eBook, English, 2010
Fernwood Pub. : Distributed in the USA exclusively by Palgrave Macmillan, Halifax [N.S.], 2010
1 online resource (19 entries) : 2 images, digital files.
9781780345079, 9781848135352, 1780345070, 1848135351
Print version:
Introduction : democratic reform, terrorism, and reconciliation
Building a postcolonial state
The road to reform
The kingmakers : generals and presidents in a time of terror
The Bouteflika era : civil society, peace, and sidelining generals
Energy and the economy of terror
A genealogy of terror : local and global jihadis
The future of radical Islam : from the GSPC to AQMI
Killing the messengers : Algeria's Rushdie syndrome
Conclusion : a historian's reflections on amnesty in Algeria