The north african country of algeria is a melting pot of influences, from french to spanish to berber and roman this blending of cultures has given way to a fantastic architectural scene, much of which still exists today algeria is a wildly underrated tourist destination due to recent political. Algeria is an amazing country in urdu/hindi | facts and history about algeria in urdu / hindi veterans - the french in algeria - 24 aug 09 - part 1 - duration: 12:49. It thus shows more european influence than any other city in algeria, housing a large number of cathedrals and french colonial architecture other urban centers include constantine and annaba all of algeria's cities have been hard hit by overpopulation, and its attendant problems of housing shortages and unemployment. Algerian artists reconnected with part of their historical and cultural legacy, especially the influence of berber culture and language a great deal of attention was brought upon the berber culture and identity revendications after the berber spring in 1988, and it impacted the cultural production.
The algerian war 1954-62 in 1954, algeria's smouldering independence struggle erupted into a war just before, the french army had been forced to withdraw fr. Algeria timeline covering an arranged chronological timetable of key events within a particular historical period - by worldatlascom 450,000 french troops. Officials in france are eager to protect the language, especially from the influence of english, although many english words come from french, as author anthony lacoudre explains.
Over a century of french rule and the long algerian war for independence led to a breakdown of the traditional extended family unit before the french began to occupy their country, algerians lived with their extended families in tightly knit communities. Literature: french influence can also be found in algerian literature in spite of there being a divide between the french and arabic literature, algeria has given birth to some of the most renowned writers. But more acutely, it was confronted with the collapse of the french colonial empire, and in particular the algerian war, which began in 1954 the fourth republic had successfully lead france to an economic recovery after wwii, but proved itself incapable of resolving the conflict in algeria. The french succeeded in forcing fln soldiers to flee algiers, and this success was celebrated by french hardliners and algeria's european settlers leftist intellectuals in france raised the issue of torture, while the majority in france remained silent.
French algeria 1830-1962 times in the face after the french consul failed to answer the dey's questions regarding france's outstanding debt to algeria the french. The formative influence of french colonialism on the life with particular attention given to the formative role of french colonialism and algerian and third world. The already established trade links, the lack of experienced algerian government officials, and the military presence provided for in the evian accords ending the war of independence ensured the continuance of french influence france supplied much-needed financial assistance, a steady supply of essential imports, and technical personnel. Within algeria, they are trying to become more nationalistic they are trying to revert to what algeria was before the french came and colonized it.
French actress brigitte bardot has spoken out against the state of her country, saying that islamists are practically everywhere and that france should not resemble algeria speaking to the french weekly valeurs actuelles, bardot said that france is not what it once was i have been brought up in. These parties were banned by french authorities by the 1930s and never had much influence outside of intellectual circles the algerian war of independence was a. Although the influence of the french language and culture in algeria remained strong, since independence the country consistently has sought to regain its arab and islamic heritage at the same time, the development of oil and natural gas and other mineral deposits in the algerian interior brought new wealth to the country and prompted a modest. Algerian and western evidence is displayed during a hearing in tunis for suspected members of al-qaeda in the islamic maghreb the insurrection began after algeria's french-backed.
History of algeria, key figures in algeria's history as a result of what the french considered an insult to the french consul in algiers by the dey [husayn dey] in 1827, france blockaded algiers for three years. Algeria was an independent state in the ottoman empire up until 1830, and in 1815-16 had even repelled efforts at colonization from america, holland, and britain in 1834, however, france took control of algeria as a french colony the french colonial government permitted only french citizens to. Algeria the french first occupied african soil in algeria in 1830 relations between france and algiers had long been adversarial, such as when louis xiv ordered the bombardment of algiers in 1684 as part of an effort to retrieve christian slaves. Algeria (/ æ l ˈ dʒ ɪər i ə / ( listen) arabic: الجزائر al-jazā'ir, familary algerian arabic الدزاير al-dzāyīr french: algérie), officially the people's democratic republic of algeria, is a country in north africa on the mediterranean coast.
For another, educated algerians are french-speakers and familiar with french culture, which, even after independence in 1962, continued to exercise influence in algeria. Chronological map of french algeria's evolution the name of algeria itself came from the french following the conquest under the july monarchy, the algerian territories, disputed with the ottoman empire, were first named french possessions in north africa before being called algeria by. France's national army museum in paris is currently hosting a new exhibition about the complicated decades of french colonial rule algeria 1830-1962 is mostly a tribute to a gallic army.