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History of Modern Morocco

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ISBN-10: 0521008999

ISBN-13: 9780521008990

Edition: 2012

Authors: Susan Gilson Miller

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Morocco is notable for its stable and durable monarchy, its close ties with the West, its vibrant cultural life, and its centrality to regional politics. This book, by distinguished historian, Susan Gilson Miller, offers a richly documented survey of modern Moroccan history. The author's original and astute interpretations of the events, ideas, and personalities that inform contemporary political life are testimony to her scholarship and long association with the country. Arguing that pragmatism rather than ideology has shaped the monarchy's response to crisis, the book begins with the French invasion of Algeria in 1830 and Morocco's abortive efforts at reform, the duel with colonial powers…    
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Book details

List price: $29.99
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 4/8/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

The closing of the era of Jihad (1830���1860)
Facing the challenges of reform (1860���1994)
The passing of the old Makhzan (1894���1912)
France and Spain in Morocco (1912���1930)
Framing the nation (1930���1961)
The first age of Hassan II: the iron fist (1961���1975)
The second age of Hassan II: the velvet glove (1975���1999)
Summation: in search of a new equilibrium
Postscript: the long decade of Muhammad VI (2000���2011)