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Algerian culture and society were profoundly affected by 130 years of colonial rule, by the bitter independence struggle, and by the subsequent broad mobilization policies of postindependence regimes.
A transient, nearly rootless society has emerged, whose cultural continuity has been deeply undermined.
He even asked me if I had a credit card and how much money I had in the bank!!
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This clash is the subject of much fiery commentary from conservative Muslim clergymen, whose influence has grown with the rise of Islamic extremism.
Extremists have opposed secular values in art and culture and have targeted prominent Algerian authors, playwrights, musicians, and artists—including the director of the National Museum, who was assassinated in 1995; novelist Tahar Djaout, who was murdered in 1993; and the well-known Amazigh musician Lounès Matoub, who was assassinated in 1998.
Although Algeria’s cities have become centres for this cultural confrontation, even remote areas of the countryside have seen the state take on roles traditionally filled by the extended family or clan.
Submitted by Naive Girl (Australia), Nov 3, 2008 at Hi everyone, I wish I had known this forum site before I married my Algerian husband. My husband has had many, many girlfriends, lovers, and made the mistake of always talking to me about them.As a result, much of the country’s cultural elite has left the country to work abroad, mostly in France.Despite efforts to modernize Algerian society, the pull of traditional values remains strong.Some women continue to wear veils in public because traditionally minded Algerian Muslims consider it improper for a woman to be seen by men to whom she is not related.The practice of Couscous, a semolina-based pasta customarily served with a meat and vegetable stew, is the traditional staple.