Catel et Bocquet retracent le destin de la fascinante Joséphine Baker dans un magnifique roman (bio)graphique tout en noir et blanc. En 500 pages, les auteurs nous dévoilent toutes les facettes de cette femme emplie de convictions : muse de nombreux artistes, militante contre la ségrégation raciale, agent du contre-espionnage de la France Libre, mère adoptive d’une douzaine d’enfants venus d’horizons divers… elle était décidément bien plus qu’une danseuse de cabaret affublée d’une ceinture de bananes...
In the summer of 1956, Algiers was rocked by a series of terrorist attacks orchestrated by the FLN against the center of French power in Algeria. The aim of this violence was to fight against the colonial stronghold of France and achieve independence. However, France did not give in without a fight. General Jacques Massu worked tirelessly to dismantle the underground terrorist organization, using any means he could to dismantle the movement.
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. Understand the political and social context surrounding the battle and what prompted its outbreak
. Identify the mean actors in the conflict and how they contributed to the conflict
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