Collaboration, Modernity and Colonial Rule: Sidiyya Baba and Mauritania

By David Robinson

Marabouts Maures

Marabouts Maures
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Two French travelers took this photo of Mauritanian clerics in the early 20th century. They were part of the zwaya division of bidan society. This photo contains the caption, "Cliché Galland. 28. - Groupe de marabouts maures."

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Description: Two French travelers took this photo of Mauritanian clerics in the early 20th century. They were part of the zwaya division of bidan society. This photo contains the caption, "Cliché Galland. 28. - Groupe de marabouts maures."
Date Range: 1900-1909
Location: Mauritania
Format: Image/jpeg
Rights Management: For educational use only.
Contributing Institution: David Robinson; MATRIX: The Center for Humane Arts, Letters, and Social Sciences Online at Michigan State University
Digitizer: MATRIX
Source: Gruvel, A. and R. Chudeau. A travers la Mauritanie Occidentale (Paris: Larose, 1909), facing p 166.

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