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Book review: Fifty years of The Battle of Algiers: past as Prologue by Sohail Daulatzai

Sitaraman, Srini (2018) Book review: Fifty years of The Battle of Algiers: past as Prologue by Sohail Daulatzai. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) blog (14 Oct 2018). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

In Fifty Years of The Battle of Algiers: Past as Prologue, Sohail Daulatzai not only offers an ode to The Battle of Algiers, exploring the film’s intellectual lineage and its impact upon postcolonial liberation movements, but also argues that its revolutionary logic has more recently been inverted in service of the ‘war on terror’. This is a powerful, thought-provoking and stimulating book, finds Srini Sitaraman.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/europpblog/
Additional Information: © 2018 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
Date Deposited: 30 Mar 2021 15:33
Last Modified: 26 Oct 2021 23:01
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/109817

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