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  • Two Arabs, a Berber, and a Jewby Lawrence Rosen

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 27.50 US$ 23.38

    In this remarkable work by seasoned scholar Lawrence Rosen, we follow the fascinating intellectual developments of four ordinary Moroccans over the span of forty years. Walking and talking with Haj Hamed Britel, Yaghnik Driss, Hussein Qadir, and Shimon Benizri—in a country that, in a little over a century, has gone from an underdeveloped colonial... more...

  • The Ethnographic Stateby III Edmund Burke

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 49.95

    Alone among Muslim countries, Morocco is known for its own national form of Islam, "Moroccan Islam." However, this pathbreaking study reveals that Moroccan Islam was actually invented in the early twentieth century by French ethnographers and colonial officers who were influenced by British colonial practices in India. Between 1900 and 1920, these... more...

  • Der Erste Weltkriegby Lutz Unterseher

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 13.56

    Bis in den Krieg hinein waren die Machteliten Europas Getriebene: motiviert durch chauvinistische Ansprüche, Angriffsgeist und Hoffnungen auf raschen Sieg. Wohl sind in dieser Studie die ins Desaster führenden Tendenzen klar bezeichnet, doch wird darauf verzichtet, aus der Ursachenforschung einen Gerichtsprozess zu machen. So steht denn das traumatisierende... more...

  • The Anglo-African Commonwealthby Ali A. Mazrui; Kenneth Bradley; D. Taylor

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    The Anglo-African Commonwealth: Political Friction and Cultural Fusion deals with political friction and cultural fusion in the Anglo-African Commonwealth. Topics covered range from the history and politics of the Anglo-African Commonwealth as well as culture and thought, with emphasis on the Rhodesian problem and the Kenyan precedent, as well as the... more...

  • Moroccoby C.R. Pennell

    Oneworld Publications 2013; US$ 19.99

    From the strait of Gibraltar to the snowy peaks of the Atlas Mountains and the windswept Sahara, this book captures a history as diverse and dramatic as Morocco's legendary landscapes and cities. Beginning with Morocco's incorporation into the Roman Empire, this is a tale of powerful empires, fearsome pirates, a bloody struggle against colonisation... more...

  • Lords of the Atlasby Gavin Maxwell

    Eland Publishing 2012; US$ 12.49

    Set in the medieval city of Marrakesh and the majestic kasbahs of the High Atlas mountains, Lords of the Atlas tells the extraordinary story of Madani and T'hami el Glaoui, warlord brothers who carved out a feudal fiefdom in southern Morocco in the early twentieth century. Quislings of the French colonial administration, they combined the aggression... more...

  • Ahmad al-Mansurby Mercedes García-Arenal

    Oneworld Publications 2012; US$ 39.99

    Sultan Ahmad al-Mansur (1578-1603) was one of the most significant rulers in the history of Morocco, which to this day bears the mark of his twenty-five year rule in the sixteenth century. A brilliant political and military tactician, cunning diplomat and descendent of the Prophet Muhammad himself, al-Mansur was a charismatic religious authority with... more...

  • Morocco Under Colonial Ruleby Robin Bidwell

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 200.00

    This evaluation of the work of a colonial administration uses an analysis of the policies employed in the fields of education, administration, justice and agriculture. It shows how a largely archaic and isolated country transformed itself and its relationship with the western world. more...

  • French Military Rule in Moroccoby Moshe Gershovich

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 47.95

    This analysis of French colonial ideology and interest in Morocco delineates the manner in which the agents of the protectorate regime sought to conquer the country and control its indigenous inhabitants. Numerous comparative perspectives are offered, placing the French policy towards Morocco in a wider context, making this study relevant to not only... more...

  • Morocco That Wasby Walter Harris

    Eland Publishing 2012; US$ 8.99

    Until 1912 Morocco had never suffered foreign domination, and its mountainous interior was as closed to foreigners as Tibet. Walter Harris was the exception. He lived in the country for more than thirty-five years, and as The Times correspondant he observed every aspect of its life. He describes the unfettered Sultanate in all its dark, melodramatic... more...