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The conquest of Morocco

Author: Douglas Porch
Publisher: New York : Knopf, 1983.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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At the turn of the century, the African country closest to Europe geographically was probably the least known. Morocco was a nation yet to emerge from the Middle Aged, violent and primitive, a place ruled by local warlords out of mud castles, and swept by religious fanaticism. To strike out from Tangiers was to enter a time capsule- emperors, slaves, harems, fortified towns, filth, superstition, blood feuds, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Porch, Douglas.
Conquest of Morocco.
New York : Knopf, 1983
(OCoLC)745700205
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas Porch
ISBN: 0394511581 9780394511580
OCLC Number: 8554300
Notes: Book Jacket cover title: "The conquest of Morocco: the bizarre history of France's last great colonial adventure, the long struggle to subdue a medieval kingdom by intrigue and force of arms, 1903-1914."
Description: xii, 335 pages, [12] pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Contents: The road to Zousfana --
Europeans in Africa --
The country --
Fez --
Taghit --The call --
The Rogui --
El Raisuni --
The Lyautey method --
1905 : the Coup de Tanger --
Casablanca --
The Chaouia Campaign --
The Beni Snassen and Bou Denib --
A new sultan --
The first siege of Fez --
The rescue --
The massacre --
The second siege of Fez --
Marrakech --
The Zaer --
Consolidation and defeat.
Responsibility: Douglas Porch.

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At the turn of the century, the African country closest to Europe geographically was probably the least known. Morocco was a nation yet to emerge from the Middle Aged, violent and primitive, a place ruled by local warlords out of mud castles, and swept by religious fanaticism. To strike out from Tangiers was to enter a time capsule- emperors, slaves, harems, fortified towns, filth, superstition, blood feuds, and barbarism. Yet in the mad scramble for African colonies, backward and poverty-stricken Morocco had one great attraction: it was available. In 1903, with the posting to Africa of one of the oddest of all French military figures, General Hubert Lyautey, France undertook to change this state of affairs, and by the time World War I broke out the conquest was virtually complete. This book tells the story of France's last great colonial adventure.

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