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Through Foreign Eyes: Western Attitudes Toward North Africa Alf Andrew Heggoy

Through Foreign Eyes: Western Attitudes Toward North Africa

Alf Andrew Heggoy

Published January 27th 1982
ISBN : 9780819121813
Hardcover
200 pages
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 About the Book 

A collection of essays designed to explore the nature and causes of misconceived and often misguided western attitudes towards the people and institutions of North Africa over a period of roughly one and a half centuries. Throughout their essays, theMoreA collection of essays designed to explore the nature and causes of misconceived and often misguided western attitudes towards the people and institutions of North Africa over a period of roughly one and a half centuries. Throughout their essays, the contributors highlight the double standards of previous western authors about the Maghrib, noting their emphasis on North African superstitions and cruelties and their failure to compare them with those practiced in the European world.