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New PDF release: A History of Modern Morocco

By Susan Gilson Miller

ISBN-10: 0521008999

ISBN-13: 9780521008990

ISBN-10: 0521810701

ISBN-13: 9780521810708

Morocco is extraordinary for its solid and sturdy monarchy, its shut ties with the West, its brilliant cultural existence and its centrality to neighborhood politics. This e-book, by way of unique historian Susan Gilson Miller, bargains a richly documented survey of recent Moroccan heritage. Arguing that pragmatism instead of ideology has formed the monarchy's reaction to situation, the ebook starts off with the French invasion of Algeria in 1830 and Morocco's abortive efforts at reform, the duel with colonial powers and the lack of independence in 1912, the burdens and merits of France's forty-four 12 months dominion and the beautiful luck of the nationalist circulate resulting in independence in 1956. within the post-independence period, the publication lines the monarchy's sluggish monopolization of energy and the ensuing political paralysis, with a postscript bringing occasions as much as 2012. This concise, readable ebook will tell and enthral scholars and all these looking for the history to present-day occasions within the region.

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