The Resource Algiers, Third World capital : freedom fighters, revolutionaries, Black Panthers, Elaine Mokhtefi

Algiers, Third World capital : freedom fighters, revolutionaries, Black Panthers, Elaine Mokhtefi

Label
Algiers, Third World capital : freedom fighters, revolutionaries, Black Panthers
Title
Algiers, Third World capital
Title remainder
freedom fighters, revolutionaries, Black Panthers
Statement of responsibility
Elaine Mokhtefi
Title variation
Freedom fighters, revolutionaries, Black Panthers
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A fascinating portrait of life with the Black Panthers in Algiers: a story of liberation and radical politics Following the Algerian war for independence and the defeat of France in 1962, Algiers became the liberation capital of the Third World. Elaine Mokhtefi, a young American woman immersed in the struggle and working with leaders of the Algerian Revolution, found a home here. A journalist and translator, she lived among guerrillas, revolutionaries, exiles, and visionaries, witnessing historical political formations and present at the filming of The Battle of Algiers. Mokhtefi crossed paths with some of the era's brightest stars: Frantz Fanon, Stokely Carmichael, Timothy Leary, Ahmed Ben Bella, Jomo Kenyatta, and Eldridge Cleaver. She was instrumental in the establishment of the International Section of the Black Panther Party in Algiers and close at hand as the group became involved in intrigue, murder, and international hijackings. She traveled with the Panthers and organized Cleaver's clandestine departure for France. Algiers, Third World Capital is an unforgettable story of an era of passion and promise
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
IEN/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mokhtefi, Elaine
Dewey number
965.05092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mokhtefi, Elaine
  • Black Panther Party
  • Journalists
  • Civil rights movements
  • Algiers (Algeria)
  • Algeria
  • Algeria
Target audience
adult
Label
Algiers, Third World capital : freedom fighters, revolutionaries, Black Panthers, Elaine Mokhtefi
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Post-war Paris -- The Algerian struggle -- Moving to Algeria -- Meeting the Black Panthers -- New arrivals -- Hijackers -- A wedding and its consequences -- After Algiers -- Afterword: an American childhood
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
242 pages
Isbn
9781788730006
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 455236
  • (HPL)303099
  • 455236
Label
Algiers, Third World capital : freedom fighters, revolutionaries, Black Panthers, Elaine Mokhtefi
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Post-war Paris -- The Algerian struggle -- Moving to Algeria -- Meeting the Black Panthers -- New arrivals -- Hijackers -- A wedding and its consequences -- After Algiers -- Afterword: an American childhood
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
242 pages
Isbn
9781788730006
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 455236
  • (HPL)303099
  • 455236

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