Part 7: Morocco after Lyautey and attempts of christianization and separation (1926-1934)
Collection titleTwentieth century Morocco
First broadcast date07/28/2004
AbstractIn 1930, the first General Governor in Morocco, Marshal Hubert Lyautey, was replaced by Theodore Steeg. After the period of Lyautey, Morocco has known many events : Areas of public freedoms opened up for the European community, such as the emergence of French political press in big cities. A policy aiming at uprooting Muslims and Jews was implemented and the Zionist movement among Moroccan Jews was promoted, mainly in the city of Essaaouira. Christianization campaigns were carried by the church and encouraged by the Archdiocese of Rabat. The General Governor's attempt to separate between Moroccans from Berber origins and those from Arab origins, in May 1930, by subduing the Berber tribes to the local conventions rather than the Islamic law.
- SNRT - Own production
BroadcasterSNRT - AlAoula
- Lyautey Hubert
Primary themeContemporary historical challenges 19th-20th c.
- Historical heritages / Judaism
- Historical heritages / Arab and muslim worlds
- Society and way of life / Religious Practices
Credits / Cast
- Alhayane Idriss - Director
- El Harradi Mohamed - Journalist
Period of events
- From 1925 to 1950
- Morocco - Atlantic coast - Rabat
Media running time11m48
Additional informationPhotos from archives from the French National Institute of Audiovisuel (INA)
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