The Imperial Cities of Morocco
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Situated at the crossroads of Moorish Spain and the Arab East, Morocco once ruled an empire extending over the whole of Andalusia and North Africa. This magnificently illustrated book makes a detailed architectural examination of the four great imperial cities: Fez, Marrakesh, Meknes and Rabat. From elaborate town plans to intricately crafted details, here are mosques, madrasas, palaces and gardens, rich in artistic tradition and lavish in ornate decoration, that stand as a memorial to a unique and fascinating civilization.