The Orange Trees of Marrakesh

As Stephen Dale shows, this work was the first structural history and historical sociology, four centuries before the European Enlightenment.

Author: Stephen Frederic Dale

Publisher: Harvard University Press

ISBN: 9780674495821

Category: History

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The Arab Muslim Ibn Khaldun developed a method of evaluating historical evidence that allowed him to explain the underlying causes of events such as the cyclical rise and fall of North African dynasties. As Stephen Dale shows, this work was the first structural history and historical sociology, four centuries before the European Enlightenment.
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Ibn Khaldun

Abdesselam Cheddadi, Le Voyage d'Occident et d'Orient (Paris, 1980);
Cheddadi, Ibn Khaldoun revisité (Casablanca, 1999). 65. Cheddadi, Ibn Khaldûn
, p. 212. 66. Stephen Frederick Dale, The Orange Trees of Marrakesh: Ibn
Khaldun and ...

Author: Robert Irwin

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 9781400889549

Category: Biography & Autobiography

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The definitive account of the life and thought of the medieval Arab genius who wrote the Muqaddima Ibn Khaldun (1332–1406) is generally regarded as the greatest intellectual ever to have appeared in the Arab world--a genius who ranks as one of the world's great minds. Yet the author of the Muqaddima, the most important study of history ever produced in the Islamic world, is not as well known as he should be, and his ideas are widely misunderstood. In this groundbreaking intellectual biography, Robert Irwin provides an engaging and authoritative account of Ibn Khaldun's extraordinary life, times, writings, and ideas. Irwin tells how Ibn Khaldun, who lived in a world decimated by the Black Death, held a long series of posts in the tumultuous Islamic courts of North Africa and Muslim Spain, becoming a major political player as well as a teacher and writer. Closely examining the Muqaddima, a startlingly original analysis of the laws of history, and drawing on many other contemporary sources, Irwin shows how Ibn Khaldun's life and thought fit into historical and intellectual context, including medieval Islamic theology, philosophy, politics, literature, economics, law, and tribal life. Because Ibn Khaldun's ideas often seem to anticipate by centuries developments in many fields, he has often been depicted as more of a modern man than a medieval one, and Irwin's account of such misreadings provides new insights about the history of Orientalism. In contrast, Irwin presents an Ibn Khaldun who was a creature of his time—a devout Sufi mystic who was obsessed with the occult and futurology and who lived in an often-strange world quite different from our own.
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Marrakesh

They are planted with lemon and orange trees , and right now these are all
covered with both fruit and flowers . Their trunks are sturdy and slim , and the tops
of these trees grow together making a canopy that blocks out the sunlight . There
are ...

Author: Quentin Wilbaux

Publisher: www.acr-edition.com

ISBN: 2867701309

Category: Design

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There are two cities in Marrakesh - the first, the capital, is geometrically and secretly laid out.
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Magical Nights in Marrakesh

One guest would step into the centre of the circle, singing about the merits of
Marrakesh using always the same melody. ... Marrakesh – city of tranquillity;
Marrakesh – city of orange trees; Mar- rakesh – city of jacaranda trees;
Marrakesh – city ...

Author: Helene Brochett

Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

ISBN: 9783735732408

Category: Fiction

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A business woman attempts to escape from her commitments for a while as they seem to close in around her. Her friend persuades her to accompany her to Marrakesh. The intended rest and relaxation almost imperceptibly transforms into a journey to another reality. At first, the colours, smells and lights draw her in, and then the hustle and bustle of the city with its beguiling mix of Oriental life combined with western influences increasingly fascinates her. The traveller makes friends with people who quickly become familiar, like characters in a dream, and they lead her to places and festivities where she experiences an incredible spirit, exhilaration and ecstasy. She learns to sense colours, and to perceive emotions with her body. The adventure seems to reconnect that indeterminable “something” that she had lost during her exhausting every day routine. All this bears great sensitivity towards visual and atmospheric stimuli. A tableau of the city unfolds before the inner eye of the reader through a story narrated with great attention to detail and a passionate and knowledgeable description of Marrakesh's attractions, so much that this book could also be regarded as an ideal travel guide.
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Vogue

The Mirador Café is a terrace bar on top of the eight - story Renaissance Hotel
building ( Marrakesh's skyscraper ! ) . Best time for a drink is sunset — an ...
Dozens of lemon and orange trees surround it . And for the moments between
sun and ...

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ISBN: UOM:39015023945895

Category: Dressmaking

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R alit s

... for them to have their own olive , lemon , almond and orange trees , and the
roses that bloom from March onwards around ... style clay From Goulimine you
can go ksours , some more than seven back up to Marrakesh by way of storeys
high .

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105131047693

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Best of Marrakesh

1 MARRAKESH BY SURPRISE Marrakesh offers many sights so unusual , they '
re off the off - beaten track . ... Circuit de la Palmeraie and paths lined with orange
trees and palms have been renamed after corporate sponsors – hence ' Sony ...

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105122216638

Category: Marrakech (Morocco)

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Courier to Marrakesh

In a moment bright sunshine dazzled my eyes as we emerged into a small patio
where orange trees glowed about a tiled fountain and a line of rooms opened all
along one side. On the threshold of one of these a man in a white turban and ...

Author: Valentine Williams

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105048089028

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By Road to Tangier and Marrakesh

THE RETURN JOURNEY Marrakesh to Fez via Ifrane After four days in
Marrakesh we decided on an early start for the ... 40 a . m . , leaving the red city
with its green palms and orange trees , and starting the 300 miles ' journey that
took in the ...

Author: Robert Bell

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015065613591

Category: Marrakech (Morocco)

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The Listener

... in Marrakesh first brought home the improbability of our plans . A few hours in
an aeroplane had landed us among bulbuls and orange trees , but of snow or
mountains there was no sign . A heat haze shrouded the Atlas , fifty miles away .

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105007794261

Category: Radio broadcasting

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Marrakech

... criss - crosses gardens so deeply sunken that the tops of the orange trees are
barely visible . I study the programme notes , which grandiloquently interpret
each dance ' s symbolism - French less painful to read than the English
translation .

Author: Barnaby Rogerson

Publisher: Eland & Sickle Moon Books

ISBN: IND:30000095321166

Category: Fiction

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This collection of 38 writings highlights the exotic allure, Romanticism, Spirit, and history of the fabulous Red City, Marrakech.
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Tangier England s Lost Atlantic Outpost 1661 1684

No further attempt was made to win the Emperor ' s friendship for Tangier , and in
1672 Tafiletta ' s troubled reign was ended by his death in the Agudal park at
Marrakesh , where , madly galloping under the orange trees after a bout of.

Author: Enid M. G. Routh

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105083168430

Category: British

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"The story of the English occupation of Tangier in the reign of Charles II is to be found among hundreds of contemporary documents and letters, most of which have never been published. By far the most important source of information is the large collection of official correspondence preserved at the Public Record Office, under the heading "Colonial Office, 279", which contains many letters and reports written by the English Governors of Tangier between 1662-1684. The present work is based principally on these manuscript letters, from which a number of extracts are printed. Of many other valuable authorities, the most interesting, perhaps is a journal written at Tangier by John Luke ... this journal, which gives many details concerning social life, is, so far as I can ascertain, generally known"--Preface (p. vii).
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Marrakesh

The plots of orange trees are separated by ancient olive trees and the famous
Mamounia hotel occupies a large part of the enclosure . Marrakesh hassock DAR
SI SAID — This palace , built at the end of the 19th century by the brother of Ba ...

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ISBN: IND:30000132474077

Category: Marrakech (Morocco)

Page: 12

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Arab World

Luxurious villas on the sea may have traditional arabesque arches and sheltered
gardens with orange trees ... Between Casablanca and Marrakesh , the resort
center of the south and the domain of fine craftsmen , are crowded roads and ...

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ISBN: UCAL:C3014798

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The Arab World

Luxurious villas on the sea may have traditional arabesque arches and sheltered
gardens with orange trees , bougainvillea and jasmine ... Between Casablanca
and Marrakesh , the resort center of the south and the domain of fine craftsmen ...

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ISBN: IND:30000081478251

Category: Arab countries periodicals

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Morocco from a Motor

... about a mile and a half from the walled city . A large enclosure with many
orange - trees surrounds an old building . ... the orange - trees of the grove .
CHAPTER XVII THE JEWISH QUARTER OF MARRAKESH A GATE with
MARRAKESH 113.

Author: Paul Egbert Vernon

Publisher:

ISBN: UCAL:B4513223

Category: Morocco

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What You Should Know about Morocco

Orange Flower . The distillation of orange flower is performed by a native industry
at Marrakesh and Fez ; in the neigbourhood of the latter town 80 % of the orange
trees are of the Seville variety which is perfect for the manufacture of aromatic ...

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105083126727

Category: Morocco

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Lords of the Atlas

General Lyautey himself arrived in Marrakesh , and in the gracious gardens of
Agdal , with the orange trees and cypresses as foreground to the great ramparts
of the mountains , he received the official submission of the Lords of the Atlas ...

Author: Gavin Maxwell

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105083166590

Category: France

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Lords of the Atlas is a classic story of Morocco and the rise and spectacular fall of the House of Glaoua. Madani and T'hami El Glaoui, sons of a Moroccan Caid by an Ethiopian concubine, rose meteorically to power in the almost medieval state of Morocco at the end of the nineteenth Century. This is the epic story of the more than fifty years in which they governed the country in barbaric, ostentatious splendor, until their spectacular downfall in 1956. Out of the intriguing and dramatic lives of Madair and T'hami, Gavin Maxwell has fashioned an epic story set against the superb background of Marrakesh and the pinnacled castles of the High Atlas, still magnificent as crumbling ruins. A dramatic history of intrigue, action, and exotic places, and illustrated with over one hundred color illustrations and photographs, Lords of the Atlas is a stunning look at the rise and fall of one of the twentieth century's most fascinating rulers.
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Places

Morocco Moroccan Notebook Marrakesh Dazzle of stars and orange - trees .
Throbbing of nightingales , twinkling of starlight . The perfume of the orange
smothers everything . The grape - fruit in flower has a lingering sweetness that
the ...

Author: Colette

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ISBN: UOM:39015002606534

Category: French literature

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Twentieth Anniversary of the League of Arab States

The rugged , snow - capped Atlas Mountains loom behind Marrakesh , and a vast
grove of palm trees surrounds it . Bougainvillea and jasmine scent the air , and
orange trees line the streets . Marrakesh is a handicrafts city par excellence .

Author: Arab world

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105041479390

Category: Arabs

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