May 26, 2021
Twiza Podcast XV, Douglas Porch speaks about his book 'The conquest of Morocco'
Play • 1 hr 13 min
Douglas Porch is writing about Morocco a decade or so before the outbreak of the Great War. The book starts around 1903 and brings us in a decade or so the mayor events that happened in Morocco before and during the arrival of Lyautey. It tells us the bizarre story of France’s last great colonial adventure with rich detail. At the turn of the century Morocco was still an independent country and available for the hungry European imperial countries. Especially France. In this year, with the posting of an odd French military figure Hubert Lyautey, France undertook to conquer the exotic and backward country.

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