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Memories of Absence - a book by Boum, Aomar

Memories of Absence

How Muslims Remember Jews in Morocco

Memories of Absence( )
Author: Boum, Aomar
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $40.00
Book Description:

There is a Moroccan saying: A market without Jews is like bread without salt. Once a thriving community, by the late 1980s, 240,000 Jews had emigrated from Morocco. Today, fewer than 4,000 Jews remain. Despite a centuries-long presence, the Jewish narrative in Moroccan history has largely been suppressed through national historical amnesia, Jewish absence, and a growing dismay over the Palestinian conflict. Memories of Absence investigates how four successive generations remember the...
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Detailed Subjects: History / Jewish
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.7 Inches

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