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The Sultan's Jew: Morocco and the Sephardi World

@inproceedings{Schroeter2002TheSJ,
  title={The Sultan's Jew: Morocco and the Sephardi World},
  author={Daniel J. Schroeter},
  year={2002}
}
This pathbreaking study uses the extraordinary life of Meir Macnin, a prosperous Jewish merchant, as a lens for examining the Jewish community of Morocco and its relationship to the Sephardi world in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Macnin, a member of one of the most prominent Jewish families in Marrakesh, became the most important merchant for the sultans who ruled Morocco, and was their chief intermediary between Morocco and Europe. He lived in London for about twenty… 

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