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Two Arabs, A Berber, and A Jew: Entangled Lives in Morocco

Lawrence Rosen

Abstract

Ordinary people have intellectual lives. By following the thoughts and experiences of four Moroccans – two Arabs, a Berber, and a Jew – it is possible to see how their views of history, religion, the marketplace, and interfaith relations have developed over the course of their lifetimes. In the process one sees how, from a country that a century ago did not have a single paved road and was on the edge of colonial domination, each of these men brings his knowledge to bear on his culture and its transformations. It is also an account of the anthropologist’s entanglement in their world, and as su ... More

Keywords: Arab world, Morocco, Berber, Muslim-Jewish relations

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780226317342
Published to University Press Scholarship Online: May 2016 DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226317519.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Lawrence Rosen, author
Princeton University