Morocco (Major Muslim Nations Series)
Morocco (Major Muslim Nations Series)

Morocco (Major Muslim Nations Series)

by Lynda Cohen Cassanos

Hardcover(Library Binding - Updated)

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Early Arab geographers referred to Morocco as Al-Maghreb al-Aqsa-"the farthest land of the setting sun." Today this country in the northwest corner of Africa-long a crossroads for trade from Europe, sub-Saharan Africa, and the East-retains a distinctly exotic feel, with its colorful mix of Middle Eastern, African, and Western cultures.

But Morocco is also a nation struggling to emerge from a difficult colonial past and a recent history of human-rights violations. If the country succeeds in its quest to develop stable and democratic political institutions as well as a vibrant economy-and to accomplish these goals without violence-Morocco may serve as a powerful example to the Arab world.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781422213919
Publisher: Mason Crest
Publication date: 09/01/2010
Series: Major Muslim Nations Series
Edition description: Updated
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 7.70(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Foreign Policy Research Institute Harvey Sicherman 7

Place in the World 13

The Land 17

History 29

The Economy, Politics, and Religion 47

The People 65

Communities 85

Foreign Relations 103

Chronology I18

Glossary 120

Further Reading 122

Internet Resources 123

Index 124

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