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Lords of the Atlas

(1966)
Morocco and the Rise and Fall of the House of Glaoua
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Set in the medieval city of Marrakesh and the majestic kasbahs of the High Atlas mountains, `Lords of the Atlas' tells the extraordinary story of the Madani and T'hami el Glaoui, warlord brothers who carved out a feudal fiefdom in southern Morocco in the early twentieth century. Quislings of the French colonial administration, they combined the aggression of gangland mobsters with the opulence of hereditary Indian princes, and ruled with a mixture of flamboyance and terror. On returning from the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953, T'hami ordered the severed heads of his enemies to be mounted on his gates. Yet in 1956, when the French left Morocco, the Glaoua regime toppled like a pack of cards.



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February 2001 : USA Hardback
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Title: Lords of the Atlas: Rise and F
Author(s): Gavin Maxwell
ISBN: 1-58574-206-6 / 978-1-58574-206-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: The Lyons Press
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October 1966 : UK Hardback
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Title: Lords of the Atlas: Rise and Fall of the House of Glaoua, 1893-1956
Author(s): Gavin Maxwell
ISBN: 0-582-10761-X / 978-0-582-10761-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Prentice Hall Press
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September 2004 : UK Paperback
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Title: Lords of the Atlas: The Rise and Fall of the House of Glaoua 1893-1956
Author(s): Gavin Maxwell
ISBN: 0-907871-14-3 / 978-0-907871-14-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Eland Publishing Ltd
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September 2002 : USA Paperback
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Title: Lords of the Atlas: The Rise and Fall of the House of Glaoua, 1893-1956
Author(s): Gavin Maxwell
ISBN: 1-58574-633-9 / 978-1-58574-633-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Lyons Press
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November 2000 : UK Paperback
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Title: Lords Of The Atlas: Morocco And The Rise And Fall Of The House Of Glaoua
Author(s): Gavin Maxwell
ISBN: 0-304-35419-8 / 978-0-304-35419-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: W&N
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May 1991 : UK Paperback
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Title: Lords of the Atlas: Rise and Fall of the House of Glaoua, 1893-1956 (Century travellers)
Author(s): Gavin Maxwell
ISBN: 0-09-972900-8 / 978-0-09-972900-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Arrow Books Ltd
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April 1983 : UK Paperback
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Title: Lords of the Atlas: Rise and Fall of the House of Glaoua, 1893-1956 (Traveller's)
Author(s): Gavin Maxwell
ISBN: 0-7126-0068-X / 978-0-7126-0068-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Pimlico
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February 1970 : UK Paperback
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Title: Lords of the Atlas: Rise and Fall of the House of Glaoua, 1893-1956
Author(s): Gavin Maxwell
ISBN: 0-330-02436-1 / 978-0-330-02436-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Macmillan
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