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Memories of absence : how Muslims remember Jews in Morocco

Author: Aomar Boum
Publisher: Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Memories of Absence investigates how four successive generations remember the lost Jewish community. Moroccan attitudes toward the Jewish population have changed over the decades, and a new debate has emerged at the center of the Moroccan nation: Where does the Jew fit in the context of an Arab and Islamic monarchy? Can Jews simultaneously be Moroccans and Zionists? Drawing on oral testimony and stories, on rumor  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aomar Boum
ISBN: 9780804786997 0804786992 9780804795234 0804795231
OCLC Number: 843858283
Description: xvii, 220 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Writing the periphery : colonial narratives of Moroccan Jewish hinterlands --
Outside the mellah : market, law, and Muslim-Jewish encounters --
Inside the mellah : education and the creation of a Saharan Jewish center --
"Little Jerusalems" without Jews : Muslim memories of Jewish anxieties and emigration --
Shadow citizens : Jews in independent Morocco --
Between hearsay, jokes, and the Internet : youth debate Jewish Morocco.
Responsibility: Aomar Boum.
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Memories of Absence explores the contemporary perceptions of Moroccan Jews in the minds of Moroccan Muslims.  Read more...

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"Aomar Boum's Memories of Absence: How Muslims Remember Jews in Morocco contributes admirably to the growing scholarship on the enduring significance of Jewish historical presence in North Africa . . Read more...

 
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The Generational Divide: Confusing, yet Enlightening

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