Urban Forms and Colonial Confrontations: Algiers Under French Rule
by Zeynep Çelik
During its long history as the French colonial city par excellence, Algiers was the site of recurrent conflicts between colonizer and colonized. Through architecture and urban forms confrontations were crystallized, cultural identities were defined, and social engineering programs were shaped and challenged. In this pathbreaking book, Zeynep Çelik reads the city of Algiers...more
Hardcover, 245 pages
Published July 28th 1997 by University of California Press
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