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Black October

Comics, Memory, and Cultural Representations of 17 October 1961

Claire Gorrara

The events of 17 October 1961 have come to stand as a reference point for debates on the extent and nature of French colonial violence. * The brutal police repression of a demonstration of Algerian protesters on the streets of Paris that day cast

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Joshua Cole

Kader was there on 17 October 1961—at the Madeleine metro station at about 6:30 in the evening. He was also there at the Palais des Sports three days after the demonstration, and for 33 days at the police department’s Identification Center at Vincennes. In 1981, when Kader gave this testimony to Libération, he was still “there”—in France—living in the same worker’s dormitory that had been his home in 1961. After being held in a camp in Algeria, he had returned to the country where he felt humiliated and where he had been tortured, because his family had been killed and his political allies exiled. He was not bitter. “We were at war.” Who is this “we”?

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Richard Ivan Jobs, Judith Surkis, Laura Lee Downs, Nimisha Barton, and Kimberly A. Arkin

authors are confronting the silenced history of state violence, whether that of torture in Indochina and Algeria or police repression in Paris on 17 October 1961. One cannot deny McKinney’s masterful command of French BD (indeed the scholar cited most

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The Algerian Café-Hotel

Hub of the Nationalist Underground, Paris 1926–1962

Neil MacMaster

’clock at night, leading directly to the “events” and massacre of 17 October 1961. 76 In some instances the Prefecture used a variant of the collective punishment widely practiced by the army in Algeria; a village might be punished for a “terrorist” act

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Derrière le massacre d’État

Ancrages politiques, sociaux et territoriaux de la « démonstration de masse » du 17 octobre 1961 à Paris

Emmanuel Blanchard

chapitre 5 « The Eye of History: Photojournalism, Protest, and the Manifestation of 17 October 1961 ». 46 Andrée Michel, Les Travailleurs algériens en France (Paris : CNRS, 1956), 125. 47 Marie-Claude Blanc-Chaléard, « L’habitat immigré à Paris aux XIXe