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Algiers, Third World Capital: Freedom Fighters, Revolutionaries, Black Panthers

$16.95

by Elaine Mokhtefi

Following the Algerian war for independence and the defeat of France in 1962, Algiers became the liberation capital of the Third World. Elaine Mokhtefi, a young American woman immersed in the struggle and working with leaders of the Algerian Revolution, found a home here. A journalist and translator, she lived among guerrillas, revolutionaries, exiles, and visionaries, witnessing historical political formations and present at the filming of The Battle of Algiers.

256 pages

March 2020

Verso Books