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By Susan Gilson Miller

Morocco is impressive for its reliable and sturdy monarchy, its shut ties with the West, its bright cultural existence and its centrality to neighborhood politics. This publication, through unusual historian Susan Gilson Miller, bargains a richly documented survey of contemporary Moroccan historical past. Arguing that pragmatism instead of ideology has formed the monarchy's reaction to problem, the e-book starts off with the French invasion of Algeria in 1830 and Morocco's abortive efforts at reform, the duel with colonial powers and the lack of independence in 1912, the burdens and merits of France's forty-four yr dominion and the lovely luck of the nationalist stream resulting in independence in 1956. within the post-independence period, the booklet strains the monarchy's sluggish monopolization of strength and the ensuing political paralysis, with a postscript bringing occasions as much as 2012. This concise, readable e-book will tell and enthral scholars and all these trying to find the history to present-day occasions within the region.

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