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The ethnographic state : France and the invention of Moroccan Islam

Author: Edmund Burke, III
Publisher: Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Alone among Muslim countries, Morocco is known for its own national form of Islam, Moroccan Islam. This book 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.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edmund Burke, III
ISBN: 9780520273818 0520273818 0520957997 9780520957992
OCLC Number: 861955145
Description: xi, 273 pages : map ; 24 cm
Contents: France and the sociology of Islam, 1798-1890 --
The Algerian origins of Moroccan studies, 1890-1903 --
The political origins of the Moroccan colonial archive, 1900-1912 --
When paradigms shift : political and discursive contexts of the Moroccan question --
Tensions of empire : institutional contexts of research --
Social research in the technocolony : the colonial archive institutionalized, 1912-25 --
Berber policy : tribe and state --
Urban policy : Fez and the Muslim city --
The invention of Moroccan Islam --
From Moroccan Islam to the ethnographic state.
Responsibility: Edmund Burke III.

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