Paris 1961

Algerians, State Terror, and Memory
Author(s): 
House, Jim
Author(s): 
MacMaster, Neil
ISBN: 
0199247250
Date published: 
April 2006
Hardback
Price: 
£55.00

For decades knowledge of the 1961 massacre of Algerian demonstrators by the Paris police was suppressed. This study investigates the roots of this violence within the colonial system and how the event was covered up until it resurfaced after the 1980s to become one of the most controversial issues in contemporary French politics.