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Across Legal Lines: Jews and Muslims in Modern Morocco

Jessica M. Marglin


This book presents a previously untold story of Jewish-Muslim relations in modern Morocco, showing how law facilitated Jews' integration into the broader Moroccan society in which they lived. Morocco went through immense upheaval in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Through the experiences of a single Jewish family, the book charts how the law helped Jews to integrate into Muslim society—until colonial reforms abruptly curtailed their legal mobility. Drawing on a broad range of archival documents, the book expands our understanding of contemporary relations between Jews and Muslims ... More

Keywords: Jewish-Muslim relations, Morocco, Moroccan society, Muslim society, colonial reforms, Jews, Muslims

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780300218466
Published to Yale Scholarship Online: May 2017 DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300218466.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jessica M. Marglin, author
University of Southern California