Preface [chapter]

1972 North for the Trade  
MUCH OF what is contained in the following pages is based on the knowledge and recollections of a single man. Like the author of these lines, I am sure that this man is fallible. Nonetheless, I have verified his reports only with regard to important events and dates in Moroccan history and major economic and social trends in Moroccan society. For more intimate or less significant facts, I have relied upon the memory of my interlocutor. Whether Hadj Brahim is in error when he claims that the
more » ... ch began their final assault against his homeland precisely on February 23, 1934, is less important than how he remembers it. I hope that the reader will also attune himself more to the manner in which Hadj Brahim depicts his past than to the accuracy he achieves in doing so.
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