Tribe and Society in Rural Morocco

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Routledge, May 12, 2014 - History - 224 pages
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An anthropological study of Berber society and particularly the Rifian tribes of Morocoo, a Muslim society. This book deals with the background of these tribes, their settlement in various areas and contemporary issues.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
The Backbone of the Moroccan Nation
7
Scratch a Moroccan Find a Berber
23
Scission Discontinuity and Reduplication of Agnatic Descent Groups in Precolonial Berber Societies in Morocco
27
The Role of Goliath in Moroccan Berber Genealogies
37
The Role and the Modalities of Trial by Collective Oath in the Berberspeaking Highlands of Morocco
48
An Overview and a Reappraisal
84
Problems of Definition
105
An Overview and an Appraisal
110
Origin Myths Autochthonous and Stranger Elements in Lineage and Community Formation and the Question of Onomastic Recurrences in the Moro...
131
Battiwa and Tangier
156
The Aith Waryaghar of the Rif and the Ait Atta of the Saghru and SouthCentral Atlas
172
Index
219
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