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Maghrib since 1830
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The 1830s marked a change in the history of the Maghrib. Under the increasing influence of Europe, the region moved towards the establishment of modern nation states, but at a variable pace. By the early nineteenth century, Morocco and Tunisia already had well established identities. The three other modern states, Algeria, Libya, and Mauritania, were …

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Vikør, Knut S., “Maghrib since 1830”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, THREE, Edited by: Kate Fleet, Gudrun Krämer, Denis Matringe, John Nawas, Everett Rowson. Consulted online on 23 September 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_ei3_COM_35964>
First published online: 2020
First print edition: 9789004413443, 2020, 2020-2



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