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Tags: Algeria, Islam, Algiers, Casbah,
Veiled women, closed doors, secret thoughts: The famous Casbah, heart of old Algiers, still represents shadowy romance to outsiders. Here Algerians kept alive Islamic culture during generations of foreign rule; here resistance gained strength and the nation’s present-day socialism took hold.
National Geographic, August 1973

Veiled women, closed doors, secret thoughts: The famous Casbah, heart of old Algiers, still represents shadowy romance to outsiders. Here Algerians kept alive Islamic culture during generations of foreign rule; here resistance gained strength and the nation’s present-day socialism took hold.

National Geographic, August 1973