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Download e-book for iPad: Across Legal Lines: Jews and Muslims in Modern Morocco by Jessica M. Marglin

By Jessica M. Marglin

A formerly untold tale of Jewish-Muslim family members in sleek Morocco, exhibiting how legislation facilitated Jews’ integration into the wider Moroccan society during which they lived

Morocco went via significant upheaval within the 19th and early 20th centuries. during the stories of a unmarried Jewish family members, Jessica Marglin charts how the legislation helped Jews to combine into Muslim society—until colonial reforms unexpectedly curtailed their felony mobility. Drawing on a huge diversity of archival files, Marglin expands our figuring out of up to date relatives among Jews and Muslims and alterations the best way we predict approximately Jewish background, the center East, and the character of criminal pluralism.

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