Lords of the Atlas : The Rise and Fall of the House of Glaoua 1893-1956

Lords of the Atlas : The Rise and Fall of the House of Glaoua 1893-1956

Book Title: Lords of the Atlas : The Rise and Fall of the House of Glaoua 1893-1956

Author: Tahir Shah

Format: Paperback | 320 pages

Publication Date: 31 Dec 2004

ISBN-13: 9780907871149

the greatest Moroccan travel book of all time:vital reading for the new upmarket Marrakesh tourism - one of the bibles of British twentieth-century Orientalism - by the author of A Ring of Bright Water - describes the extraordinary medieval nature of Morocco in the twentieth century, focussing on a family who combined the lethal elegance of gangland mobsters with the opulent charm of hereditary Indian princes, fed by a monopoly in drugs and prostitution - a perennial classic for the backlist which will sell and sell - POS material available