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Tribe and Society in Rural Morocco : History and Society in the Islamic World - David M. Hart

Tribe and Society in Rural Morocco

History and Society in the Islamic World

Hardcover Published: 29th September 2000
ISBN: 9780714650166
Number Of Pages: 224

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An anthropological study of Berber society and particularly the Rifian tribes of Morocoo, a Muslim society. This book deals with the background of these tribes, their settlement in various areas and contemporary issues.

Introductionp. 1
Tribalism: The Backbone of the Moroccan Nationp. 7
Scratch a Moroccan, Find a Berberp. 23
Scission, Discontinuity and Reduplication of Agnatic Descent Groups in Precolonial Berber Societies in Moroccop. 27
The Role of Goliath in Moroccan Berber Genealogiesp. 37
The Role and the Modalities of Trial by Collective Oath in the Berber-speaking Highlands of Moroccop. 48
Rural and Tribal Uprisings in Post-colonial Morocco, 1957-60: An Overview and a Reappraisalp. 84
The Rif and the Rifians: Problems of Definitionp. 105
Spanish Colonial Ethnography in the Rural and Tribal Northern Zone of Morocco, 1912-56: An Overview and an Appraisalp. 110
Origin Myths, Autochthonous and 'Stranger' Elements in Lineage and Community Formation, and the Question of Onomastic Recurrences in the Moroccan Rifp. 131
Precolonial Rifian Communities Outside the Moroccan Rif: Battiwa and Tangierp. 156
Comparative Land Tenure and Division of Irrigation Water in Two Moroccan Berber Societies: The Aith Waryaghar of the Rif and the Ait 'Atta of the Saghru and South-Central Atlasp. 172
Indexp. 219
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ISBN: 9780714650166
ISBN-10: 0714650161
Series: History and Society in the Islamic World
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 29th September 2000
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.23 x 15.88  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.43
Edition Number: 1

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