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The Battle for Algeria

The Battle for Algeria offers a new interpretation of the Algerian War (1954-1962) that highlights the social dimensions of the National Liberation Front's winning strategy, specifically its health care and humanitarianism programs, which targeted the local and international arenas and directly contributed to Algerian sovereignty.

The Battle for Algeria
Sovereignty, Health Care, and Humanitarianism

Jennifer Johnson

2015 | 288 pages | Cloth $79.95
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Table of Contents

List of Abbreviations
Note on Sources, Names, and Spellings

Chapter 1. The Long Road to War
Chapter 2. Medical Pacification and the Sections Administratives Spécialisées
Chapter 3. "See Our Arms, See Our Physicians": The Algerian Health-Services Division
Chapter 4. Internationalizing Humanitarianism: The Algerian Red Crescent
Chapter 5. The International Committee of the Red Cross in Algeria
Chapter 6. Global Diplomacy and the Fight for Self-Determination


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