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We are Imazighen: The Development of Algerian Berber Identity in Twentieth-Century Literature and Culture

Fazia Aïtel

Abstract

We Are Imazighen: The Development of Algerian Berber Identity in Twentieth-Century Literature and Culture is about the emergence of Berber identity, specifically that of the Kabyles, within the cultural and political life of Algeria and France in the twentieth century. To this day, Berbers are construed as a minority in Algeria whose communal claims are exaggerated and irremediably linked to French colonialism. In rebuttal, this book addresses these notions in diverse ways and so places Berbers at the heart of Algerian (and North African) political, social, and cultural history while focusing ... More

Keywords: Amazigh, Berber movement, Kabyle

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780813049397
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: May 2015 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813049397.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Fazia Aïtel, author
Claremont McKenna College