Collaboration, Modernity and Colonial Rule: Sidiyya Baba and Mauritania

By David Robinson

Typical Tent

Typical Tent
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Odette du Puigadeau traveled to Mauritania several times in the 1930s and published her accounts and pictures upon her return. Marion Senones accompanied her on this trip. This is a photo of their tent, and it is typical of the texts that Moors used for living, traveling and trading across Mauritania.

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Typical Tent
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Description: Odette du Puigadeau traveled to Mauritania several times in the 1930s and published her accounts and pictures upon her return. Marion Senones accompanied her on this trip. This is a photo of their tent, and it is typical of the texts that Moors used for living, traveling and trading across Mauritania.
Date Range: 1930-1939
Location: Mauritania
Format: Image/jpeg
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Contributing Institution: David Robinson; MATRIX: Center for Digital Humanities and Social Sciences at Michigan State University
Digitizer: MATRIX
Source: Du Puigadeau, Odette and Marion Senones. Memoire du Pays Maure, 1943-1960 (Paris: Editions Ibis, 2000). 

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