Between Caravan and Sultan: The Bayruk of Southern Morocco: A Study in History and Identity

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This work presents a study of the history and identity of the Moroccan Bayruk family. The first part of the book gives an outline of the main referents in both the Bayruk vision of `self', and academic discourses on Maghribian history: the dynasty, caravan and `tribe'. It identifies discrepancies in scholarly presentations of the Bayruk and traces them back to two overlapping issues of translation and conception. For the remainder of the book a variety of sources are used to highlight the role of textuality in the creation ...

Between Caravan and Sultan: The Bayruk of Southern Morocco: A Study in History and Identity 2011, Brill, Leiden

ISBN-13: 9789004183797

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