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Life in Morocco and Glimpses Beyond   By: (1866-1906)

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LIFE IN MOROCCO

BY THE SAME AUTHOR

In uniform style. Demy 8vo, 15s. each.

THE MOORS: an Account of People and Customs. With 132 Illustrations.

CONTENTS: "The Madding Crowd" Within the Gates Where the Moors Live How the Moors Dress Moorish Courtesy and Etiquette What the Moors Eat and Drink Everyday Life Slavery and Servitude Country Life Trade Arts and Manufactures Matters Medical.

Some Moorish Characteristics The Mohammedan Year (Feasts and Fasts) Places of Worship Alms, Hospitality, and Pilgrimage Education Saints and Superstitions Marriage Funeral Rites.

The Morocco Berbers The Jews of Morocco The Jewish Year.

THE LAND OF THE MOORS: A Comprehensive Description. With a New Map and 83 Illustrations.

CONTENTS: Physical Features Natural Resources Vegetable Products Animal Life.

Descriptions and Histories of Tangier, Tetuan, Laraiche, Salli Rabat, Dar el Baida, Mazagan, Saffi and Mogador; Azîla, Fedála, Mehedia, Mansûrîya, Azammûr and Waladîya; Fez, Mequinez and Marrákesh; Zarhôn, Wazzán and Shesháwan; El Kasar, Sifrû, Tadla, Damnát, Táza, Dibdû and Oojda; Ceuta, Velez, Alhucemas, Melilla and the Zaffarines; Sûs, the Draa, Tafilált, Fîgîg, and Tûát.

Reminiscences of Travel In the Guise of a Moor To Marrákesh on a Bicycle In Search of Miltsin.

THE MOORISH EMPIRE: A Historical Epitome. With Maps, 118 Illustrations, and a unique Chronological, Geographical, and Genealogical Chart.

CONTENTS: Mauretania The Mohammedan Invasion Foundation of Empire Consolidation of Empire Extension of Empire Contraction of Empire Stagnation of Empire Personification of Empire The Reigning Shareefs The Moorish Government Present Administration.

Europeans in the Moorish Service The Salli Rovers Record of the Christian Slaves Christian Influences in Morocco Foreign Relations Moorish Diplomatic Usages Foreign Rights and Privileges Commercial Intercourse The Fate of the Empire.

Works on Morocco reviewed (213 vols. in 11 languages) The Place of Morocco in Fiction Journalism in Morocco Works Recommended Classical Authorities on Morocco.

LONDON: SWAN SONNENSCHEIN, LTD.

AN INTRODUCTION TO THE ARABIC OF MOROCCO: VOCABULARY, GRAMMAR NOTES, ETC., IN ROMAN CHARACTERS. Specially prepared for Visitors and Beginners on a new and eminently practical system.

Crown 8vo, Cloth, Round Corners for Pocket, 6s.

Also, Uniform with this, in English or Spanish, Price 4s.

IN ARABIC CHARACTERS

MOROCCO ARABIC DIALOGUES,

OR

DIÁLOGOS EN ARABE MAROQUÍ.

By C.W. BALDWIN.

LONDON: BERNARD QUARITCH, PICCADILLY.

TANGIER: BRITISH AND FOREIGN BIBLE SOCIETY'S DEPÔT.

[Illustration: Photograph by Edward Lee, Esq., Saffi.

A MOORISH THOROUGHFARE.]

=LIFE IN MOROCCO=

AND GLIMPSES BEYOND

BY

BUDGETT MEAKIN

AUTHOR OF

"THE MOORS," "THE LAND OF THE MOORS," "THE MOORISH EMPIRE," "MODEL FACTORIES AND VILLAGES," ETC.

[Illustration]

WITH TWENTY FOUR ILLUSTRATIONS

LONDON CHATTO & WINDUS 1905

PRINTED BY WILLIAM CLOWES AND SONS, LIMITED, LONDON AND BECCLES.

=FOREWORD=

Which of us has yet forgotten that first day when we set foot in Barbary? Those first impressions, as the gorgeous East with all its countless sounds and colours, forms and odours, burst upon us; mingled pleasures and disgusts, all new, undreamed of, or our wildest dreams enhanced! Those yelling, struggling crowds of boatmen, porters, donkey boys; guides, thieves, and busy bodies; clad in mingled finery and tatters; European, native, nondescript; a weird, incongruous medley such as is always produced when East meets West how they did astonish and amuse us! How we laughed (some trembling inwardly) and then, what letters we wrote home!

One and twenty years have passed since that experience entranced the present writer, and although he has repeated it as far as possible in practically every other oriental country, each fresh visit to Morocco brings back somewhat of the glamour of that maiden plunge, and somewhat of that youthful ardour, as the old associations are renewed... Continue reading book >>




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