ISBN 9789954838334
Pages 72
Dimensions 210mm x 150mm
Illustrations Colour Illustrations and Colour Photographs
Published 2004
Publisher Senso Unico Editions, Morocco
Format Paperback


A History and a Guide to the Old Medina

by Robert Chavagnac

A small yet elegant guide introducing the history of Casablanca old medina from the 18th century up to current times. The book also offers three historical itineraries to the reader who wishes to stroll through the medina and discover its secrets. Photographs and postcards of the beginning of the 20th century, from the author’s personal collection are reproduced together with recent photographs.

Petit guide élégant qui présente l’histoire de l’ancienne médina de Casablanca à partir du XVIIIe siècle jusqu’à nos jours. Ce livre a aussi le mérite de proposer trois itinéraires historiques à ceux qui voudraient visiter la médina et en découvrir ses secrets.

Photos et cartes postale du début du XXe siècle, faisant partie des archives de l’auteur, s’accompagnent de quelques images plus récentes.

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About the Author

Robert Chavagnac

Robert Chavagnac is a retired French teacher who has been living in Casablanca since 1960. He has a passion for history and is also an excellent collector of 19th and 20th  century books, documents, postcards and photographs of Morocco.