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John D. Ruedy

John Ruedy is Emeritus Professor of History at Georgetown University. He is the author of the book  Modern Algeria, considered by Digest of Middle East Studies, among others, as “the best and most comprehensive history of modern algeria in English”.  His other publications include Land Policy in Colonial Algeria, and Islamism and Secularism in North Africa. Professor Ruedy has also served as the North Africa editor for the Encyclopedia of the Modern Middle East and North Africa.

(Sadly, Dr. Ruedy passed away on August 1, 2016)