Moroccan dreams

oriental myth, colonial legacy

Claudio Minca, Lauren Wagner

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Morocco has long been a mythic land, firmly rooted in the European colonial imagination. For more than a century it has been appropriated by travellers, explorers, writers and artists. It is just these images and imaginings that are now being reconstructed for nostalgic consumption. In Moroccan Dreams, Claudio Minca examines this aestheticised re-enactment of the colonial, exploring the ways in which Moroccans themselves have become complicit in the re-writing of their homes and lives. Richly illustrated, the book provides a fascinating journey that will engage and delight all those enamoured of Morocco and its extraordinary geographies.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherI. B. Tauris
Number of pages296
ISBN (Electronic)9781786730176, 9781786720177
ISBN (Print)9781848850156
Publication statusPublished - 2016
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameInternational Library of Human Geography

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