Occupation and the colonization of Algeria from 1830 to 1870 : a struggle for dominance

Halaçoğlu, Canan
The occupation and the colonization of Algeria had a special place in French history and politics from the onset to the independence, and continue to be so. Understanding the mentality of the colonization and the interaction between peoples is as important as covering the series of events.Colonization of a territory brings with itself power struggles, changes in political, social and economic structures, and turmoil in all areas of social life; and all these were present in French Algeria.This thesis is focused on these more general aspects of the colonization of Algeria from 1830 to 1870, bearing the relation between the mentality and the events in mind, and dealing with the issue under the topics of occupation,colonization and resistance.