Across Legal Lines: Jews and Muslims in Modern Morocco by Jessica M. Marglin

By Jessica M. Marglin

A formerly untold tale of Jewish-Muslim kin in smooth Morocco, exhibiting how legislations facilitated Jews’ integration into the wider Moroccan society during which they lived

Morocco went via massive upheaval within the 19th and early 20th centuries. throughout the reviews of a unmarried Jewish kinfolk, Jessica Marglin charts how the legislations helped Jews to combine into Muslim society—until colonial reforms unexpectedly curtailed their criminal mobility. Drawing on a extensive diversity of archival files, Marglin expands our realizing of up to date kinfolk among Jews and Muslims and alterations the way in which we expect approximately Jewish heritage, the center East, and the character of felony pluralism.

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