The Casbah defied early experiments in urban renewal during 132 years of French occupation in Algiers. The complex colonial-era history of Algerias capital is unraveled through vintage postcards and other unusual sources in "Walls of Algiers: Narratives of the City," at Los Angeles' Getty Center through Oct. 18. getty.edu

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The Casbah defied early experiments in urban renewal during 132 years of French occupation in Algiers. The complex colonial-era history of Algeria’s capital is unraveled through vintage postcards and other unusual sources in "Walls of Algiers: Narratives of the City," at Los Angeles' Getty Center through Oct. 18.
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