A Winter in Morocco
H.S. King, 1873 - 365 páginas
This is an engaging account of a winter spent in Morocco written by an author who confesses that she knew "nothing about the country or the people" before going. Indeed, to correct this deplorable state of affairs amongst the general population, the author's first chapter is dedicated to "the ignorant" and contains a brief description of Morocco.
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