After more than 100 years of French rule, the nation of Algeria achieved independence in 1962 after a long, bloody war. Today, the largest country in Africa is a land of vibrant culture. Readers will find out how people live in Algeria, from what they eat and how they dress to how their government works and what kinds of jobs drive the national economy. They will also get a close look at the country's beautiful natural landscapes, plants, and wildlife.
Cheese lovers Martin Hintz and Pam Percy have collectively authored numerous books and articles on travel, history, and food, including "The Complete Chicken" and "Wisconsin Off the Beaten Path."