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The Sultan's communists : Moroccan Jews and the politics of belonging

Author: Alma Rachel Heckman
Publisher: Stanford, California Stanford University Press [2021] © 2021
Series: Stanford studies in Jewish history and culture
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A history of Jews in Morocco from the 1930s through the 1970s, this book traces how Jewish communists went from being outsiders (even pariahs) vis-à-vis the Makhzan to being embraced as the "Sultan's communists." Her narrative offers welcome nuance to our understanding of how Jews in Morocco were and are viewed--by their non-Jewish neighbors, by the Moroccan government, by American Jewish organizations, and even by  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als:
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alma Rachel Heckman
ISBN: 9781503613805 1503613801
OCLC Number: 1240394789
Description: xix, 316 Seiten : Illustration, Karte
Contents: Introduction : the Sultan's communists --
Choices : fascism and anti-fascism in interwar Morocco --
Possibilities : World War II and Moroccan Jewish belonging --
Tactics : Jews and Moroccan independence --
Splinters : disillusion and Jewish political life in the new Morocco --
Cooptation : the Moroccan Cold War, Israel and human rights --
Scarification : a conclusion.
Series Title: Stanford studies in Jewish history and culture
Responsibility: Alma Rachel Heckman.

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"A history of Jews in Morocco from the 1930s through the 1970s, this book traces how Jewish communists went from being outsiders (even pariahs) vis-à-vis the Makhzan to being embraced as the "Sultan's communists." Her narrative offers welcome nuance to our understanding of how Jews in Morocco were and are viewed--by their non-Jewish neighbors, by the Moroccan government, by American Jewish organizations, and even by tourists and scholars.".

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"The Sultan's Communists tells the paradoxical and largely unknown story of a group of Moroccan Jewish militants who identified with Morocco's national liberation movement and remained in Morocco as Read more...

 
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