The book provides a concise overview of the history of the ancient and medieval Algeria, its conquest by the Ottoman Empire and later by France. It describes different stages of the country’s evolution as an independent state, with a focus on the civil war of 1992-1999 and the causes of the Algerian leaders’ negative attitude towards the “Arab Spring”. The work is meant for those interested in political sciences, history and especially oriental studies, as well as general readers willing to know more about the events happening in the North Africa.
M.F. Vidyasova, V.V. Orlov. Algeria at a crossing of three roads / M.F. Vidyasova, V.V. Orlov. – М.: ООО Sadra, 2019. – 224 p. – (Islamic and pre-Islamic world: history and politics).