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Algeria in pictures, Francesca Davis DiPiazza

Label
Algeria in pictures
Title
Algeria in pictures
Statement of responsibility
Francesca Davis DiPiazza
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Brief illustrated presentation of the physical and political geography of Algeria
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
965
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Intended audience
  • 8.7
  • 7.2
LC call number
DT276
LC item number
.D56 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
VGS
Label
Algeria in pictures, Francesca Davis DiPiazza
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction -- The land. Topography, rivers, climate, flora and fauna, natural resources, cities -- History and government. Roman rule, Vandal invasions, the Arab conquest and Berber dynasties, the Bedouin and Arab brotherhoods, Ottomans and pirates, the growth of Algiers, French occupation, European settlement , world wars and Muslim nationalism, the Algerian revolution, independence and FLN rule, the rise of Islamists, the Algerian Civil War, the twenty-first century, government -- The people. Ethnic groups, language, health, education, ways of life, women -- Cultural life. Religion, holidays, the arts, literature, film and media, music, sports and recreation, food -- The economy. Industry, hydrocarbons and energy, services and tourism, agriculture, fishing, and forestry, transportation and communication, trade, the future
Dimensions
27 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
80 p.
Isbn
9780822571445
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg.)
Lccn
2006035004
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps
System control number
  • ocm74029375
  • (OCoLC)74029375
Label
Algeria in pictures, Francesca Davis DiPiazza
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction -- The land. Topography, rivers, climate, flora and fauna, natural resources, cities -- History and government. Roman rule, Vandal invasions, the Arab conquest and Berber dynasties, the Bedouin and Arab brotherhoods, Ottomans and pirates, the growth of Algiers, French occupation, European settlement , world wars and Muslim nationalism, the Algerian revolution, independence and FLN rule, the rise of Islamists, the Algerian Civil War, the twenty-first century, government -- The people. Ethnic groups, language, health, education, ways of life, women -- Cultural life. Religion, holidays, the arts, literature, film and media, music, sports and recreation, food -- The economy. Industry, hydrocarbons and energy, services and tourism, agriculture, fishing, and forestry, transportation and communication, trade, the future
Dimensions
27 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
80 p.
Isbn
9780822571445
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg.)
Lccn
2006035004
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps
System control number
  • ocm74029375
  • (OCoLC)74029375

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