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Torture: The Role of Ideology in the French-Algerian War

By: Rita Maran

Price: $69.95

Publisher: New York, Preager: 1989

Seller ID: 8-NH002

ISBN: 0275932486

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"As new but no dust jacket and pages, up to page 18, have a shallow crease in the margin. 214 indexed pages. 6.25x9.5x1"" (16x24x2.5cm) Examines ""la mission civilisatrice"" ideology that justified the routine use of torture during French-Algerian War (1954-1962) and points out that human rights violations traceable to ideology occur irrespective of a state's political system or tradition of rights. The book contrasts the routinization of torture with the contemporaneous global development of norms to assure human rights and abolish torture. Begins with a brief ... View more info