French 272 Course Guide Welcome
This research guide will complement your course readings, class discussion, and film viewings, by providing you with tools and strategies for finding and accessing material for your in-class presentations and collaborative website.
To commemorate the last 50 years of Algerian independence, Arte (a European public-service cultural television channel) has put together a website of newsreels, interviews, videos, and film from or about that era.
Looking for initial background information?
In the following databases, you can search for background information on people, places, and events of interest, with some overlap among these resources. The first two provide entries with brief descriptions, and the third resource provides in-depth coverage with rich bibliographical information.
- Gale Virtual Reference Library: brief encyclopedic entries on the war, the country, and people of interest, such as Fadéla M'rabet, Cherif Belkacem, and Ben Bella.