Commander of the Faithful (Hardcover)

The Life and Times of Emir Abd el-Kader (1808-1883)

By John W. Kiser

Monkfish Book Publishing, 9780979882838, 400pp.

Publication Date: November 1, 2008

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A rousing biography and history of world hero Abd el-Kader's resistance to the French colonization of Algeria.

About the Author

John W. Kiser is the author of four books including The Monks of Tibhirine: Faith, Love, and Terror in Algeria (St. Martins, 2002). He is a former international technology broker with a B.A. in European History from Columbia and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago. His articles have been published in Foreign Policy Magazine, the Washington Post.