Ahmad al-Mansur: The Beginnings of Modern Morocco (Makers of by Mercedes García-Arenal

By Mercedes García-Arenal

Sultan Ahmad al-Mansur (1578-1603) was once the most major rulers within the heritage of Morocco, which to today bears the mark of his twenty-five 12 months rule within the 16th century. a super political and armed forces tactician, crafty diplomat and descendent of the Prophet Muhammad himself, al-Mansur was once a charismatic spiritual authority with targets to turn into Caliph and ruler of all Islam. Spanning 4 continents, this lucid creation assesses this interesting determine and his legacy amidst the political intrigue, colonial discovery, and army conquest that ruled the age. Mercedes García-Arenal is Professor of Arabic reports on the better Council of clinical learn in Madrid.

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