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The Berbers and the Makhzen in the south of Morocco: essay on the political transformation of the sedentary Berbers (the Chleuh group)

Librarie Félix AlcanParis • Published In 1930 • Pages:

By: Montagne, Robert, Winchell, Jean.

Abstract
This work deals with the history and political evolution of the Shluh tribes of the Grand Atlas and Anti-Atlas Mountains, the Sous River valleys and the adjoining coastal regions. Montagne divides his work into three major parts which he calls 'books.' The first 'book' deals with the geography, ethnography, and cultural history of the Sous region; the second with the political organization of the Berber Republics, with particular emphasis on the Shluh, but with additional data on the Rif, Jebala, Senhaja, Berbers, Kabyle, and ancient and medieval Morocco; and the third is concerned with the rise to personal power of the AMGHARS of the cantons and the 'great chiefs' or CAIDS. All through the book and particularly in the third section are data on the political relationship of the Shluh and other Berber groups to the Makhzen, i.e., the Moroccan central government.
Subjects
Culture summary
Theoretical orientation in research and its results
History
Moieties
Tribe and nation
Territorial hierarchy
Districts
External relations
Warfare
Prophets and ascetics
Religious denominations
culture
Shluh
HRAF PubDate
1995
Region
Africa
Sub Region
Northern Africa
Document Type
Book
Evaluation
Creator Type
Ethnologist
Document Rating
5: Excellent Primary Data
Analyst
John Beierle
Coverage Date
Roman and Carthaginian periods to 1928
Coverage Place
Grand Atlas and Anti-Atlas Mountains, the Sous River valleys and adjoining coastal region, Morocco
Notes
Robert Montagne
Translation of: Les Berbères et le Makhzen dans le sud du Maroc: essai sur la transformation politique des Berbères sédentaires (groupe Chleuh). The original French text is not included
Includes bibliography and indices
Translated from the French for Human Relations Area Files by Jean Winchell
LCSH
Berbers (Morocco)