The House of Si Abd Allah: The Oral History of a Moroccan Family

@inproceedings{Ibnaljj1987TheHO,
  title={The House of Si Abd Allah: The Oral History of a Moroccan Family},
  author={Muḥammad d. Ibn al-Ḥājj and Henry Lee Munson and Fatima Zohra},
  year={1987}
}
Looks at the lives of two cousins, a "fundamentalist" Muslim peddler in Tangier and a "westernized" Muslim housewife and part-time university student in the United States. It shows their differing views on their religion and the historical processes that have affected their country and family. 
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