AWEJ for Translation & Literary Studies, Volume 5, Number3. August 2021 Pp.185-202
Moroccan Berber Patrimony: An Aptitude for Transnationalism and Universal
Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Dhar El Mehraz, Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdullah University, Fes, Morocco
Received: 7/19/2021 Accepted: 8/27/2021 Published: 8/30/2021
Moroccan Berbers/Imazighen have undergone centuries of cultural and economic exchange with different foreign powers that crossed to the Maghreb throughout history. Following a significant process of interaction and interchange, the mode of life of the indigenous people has been significantly shaped. This might explain a great deal of present-day socio-cultural diversity enjoyed and exercised in Morocco. The present study aims at investigating aspects of Berber’s interaction with the various populations that landed on North Africa throughout history. The research study builds on the following question: How does the Berber heritage enhance an outlook of transnational exchange and cooperation? The study reaches out the conclusion that Moroccan Imazighen had cohabited and coexisted with different races since immemorial times. Moreover, the study infers that such a longstanding tradition of borderless socio-cultural and economic exchange may serve as a background legacy for present-day Moroccan transnationalism and universal coexistence.
Keywords: Amazigh heritage, diversity, global exchange, Moroccan Berbers, universal coexistence
Cite as: Herouach, S. (2021). Moroccan Berber Patrimony: An Aptitude for Transnationalism and Universal Coexistence.
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