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The Hakima, a tragedy in Fez by William Betsch

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Published by Aperture Foundation, Distributed by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in New York .
Written in English



  • Fès (Morocco)


  • Betsch, William,
  • Photography, Artistic,
  • Fès (Morocco) -- Social life and customs -- Pictorial works

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementWilliam Betsch ; with an introduction by Paul Bowles.
LC ClassificationsTR654 .B484 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination138 p. :
Number of Pages138
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2067997M
LC Control Number88072207

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The Hakima: A Tragedy in Fez, , photographs and text by William Betsch with Introduction by Paul Bowles; London: Sort of Books, Travels: Collected Writings, –93, p. ) Too Far from Home, with 28 watercolors from Mali by the Spanish artist Miquel Barceló (Zürich: Édition Galerie Bruno Bischofberger, ; London: Peter Owen,   This is the classic by Paul Bowles. A must read. The dilemma of the outsider in an alien society, and the gap in understanding between cultures, recurrent themes of Paul Bowles's writings, are dramatized with brutal honesty in this novel set in Fez, Morocco, during that country's nationalist uprising. Hakima El Haite (born 13 May ) is a Moroccan climate scientist, entrepreneur and politician. In she founded EauGlobe, the first environmental engineering firm in the MENA region. She served as Minister Delegate in Charge of the Environment for . This typescript is the original manuscript of Bowles's introduction to William Betsch's photographic journey through Morocco's famed city, Fez. 95b. The Hakima, a Tragedy in Fez, by William Betsch, with an introduction by Paul Bowles. New York: Aperture Foundation.