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Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396321-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9632-1
...From the Atlas to the Alps: Chronicle of a Moroccan Migration Marco jacquemet You can live one hundred years but if you do not travel, you only have a ha!flife.-Beni Meskines proverb Beni Mellal. Two days after the end of Ramadan. Beni Mellal is on the road linking Marrakesh to...
Published: 15 March 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397571-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9757-1
...8 Moroccan Migrants as Unlikely Captains of Industry Remittances, Financial Intermediation, and La Banque Centrale Populaire NATASHA ISKANDER In 1963 Morocco signed an accord with West Germany to send workers to address the European country’s shortage of labor. Morocco soon...
Published: 07 October 2005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8712-1
... list of illustrations 17 Still from Road to Morocco (1942) 27 Gen. George S. Patton near Maknassy, Tunisia, March 1943 31 Gen. Patton with Moroccan sultan Mohammed V and young Moulay Hassan, 1942 38 Editorial cartoon from Chicago Defender (1942): ‘‘Man Who Came...
Published: 05 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373261-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7326-1
... This essay focuses on a forty-one-year-old Moroccan man called Ilyas, who, during episodes of mental illness, covers the walls of his apartment with elaborate murals. Produced in a psychopathological state in which the biographical and the mythical meet, these images simultaneously evoke and...
Published: 07 October 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387121-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8712-1
... travel. Buryn had practical advice on subjects such as crossing the borderI advise cutting your hair. It’s no big thing, unless you feel your identity depends on your hair stylewhere to hitchhike and where to find hashish, other hippies, and postcards of ‘‘authentic Moroccan scenes’’ (197). And he...
Published: 07 October 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387121-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8712-1
... you feel your identity depends on your hair stylewhere to hitchhike and where to find hashish, other hippies, and postcards of ‘‘authentic Moroccan scenes’’ (197). And he suggested learning some French or even a little Arabicif you think you can handle that though he provided no vocabulary. His...
Published: 21 July 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385936-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8593-6
... Translations and Transcriptions The interviews cited in this book were con- ducted in French, the Moroccan dialect of Arabic, Modern Standard Ara- bic, Spanish, and English. I have translated the interviews, occasionally...
Published: 13 November 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391104-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9110-4
... secularism, which are so important today, were so long absent from public debate in Moroccan history. Only by understanding this ab- sence, I believe, can we comprehend the words in motion in the current debates. My reading of the history of Morocco suggests a series of ironic twists in regard to both...
Published: 15 March 2013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9757-1
... 117 figure 8.1 bcp Moroccan Emigrant Deposits as a Share of Total National Deposits, 1977–2002 172 figure 8.2 Annual Recorded Remittances to Morocco, 1975–2003...
Book Chapter

By Alan Tansman
Published: 01 January 2009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9070-1
... Romancero was rejected by high Moroccan officials and...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390701-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9070-1
... Romancero was rejected by high Moroccan officials and...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373957-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7395-7
... social environments. Being open to national and international collaboration, DABATEATR collaborated with theater, music, and choreo­ graphy artists from different countries. Examples are Crashland, which gathered Moroccan, Jordanian, German...
Published: 07 October 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387121-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8712-1
...- ists with an implicit excuse for not engaging the di≈cult work of an elusive author. Another set of critics has not known what to do with Mrabet as African author, since he is not literate in any of the accepted languages of African literature. The Moroccan darija (colloquial Moroccan...
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393108-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9310-8
.... Ironically my migration point was not to Europe or what for me might seem to be the more obvious West Africa, but North Africa. One month after returning from Morocco after our 1964 tour stop there, I got a letter from the USIS in Morocco saying the Moroccan people are com- pletely crazy about your...
Published: 07 October 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387121-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8712-1
... Taking Casablanca Shortly after his arrival in Casablanca on November 8, 1942, Gen- eral George S. Patton Jr. had a chance to notice his surroundings. Unlike many American travelers to Morocco, Patton had arrived on Mo- roccan shores amid gunfire. He was the leader of the Moroccan...
Published: 07 October 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387121-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8712-1
... American literature as well as the perceived chasm separating cultural production from interna- tional politics. His residence in Tangier, beginning in 1947, corresponds with a deep involvement in Moroccan a√airs by the U.S. government during which Bowles wrote frequently about North African...
Published: 07 October 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387121-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8712-1
... surroundings. Unlike many American travelers to Morocco, Patton had arrived on Mo- roccan shores amid gunfire. He was the leader of the Moroccan portion of Operation Torch, simultaneous surprise landings at Casablanca, Oran, and Algiers that marked U.S. entry in the North African campaign, which...
Published: 07 October 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387121-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8712-1
... relationship of Burroughs’s masterwork and the idiosyncratic and historically anomalous place where the writer discovered himself.∫ For students of this criticism, this has led to confusion about Burroughs’s political position and the Moroccan and geopolitical context of his work. As a result...
Published: 07 February 2002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8363-5
... TRANSLATIONS AND TRANSCRIPTIONS The interviews, texts, and programs cited in this book were originally heard, read, or watched in Modern Standard, Classical, or Moroccan and Egyptian dialects of Arabic, or French. Although most of these have been translated into English, in some...
Book Chapter

By Shana Cohen
Published: 21 July 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385936-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8593-6
... edu- Agamben, Giorgio, 30, 112, 144, 160 n.3 cated Moroccans, 29–30. See also United Agriculture, Morocco’s dependence on, 75– States 76 Anderson, Benedict, 131 Aïcha, Lalla, 158 n.29 Anxiety: about present, 1–2; and sense of...