The French General
Lyautey leaves Mogador 1913
ordered 1912 to build the clocktower (Magana)
in the new Kasbah.
a fervent proponent of indirect colonisation especially in Berber
speaking areas, has kept that role and even enhanced
it by given an important role to local notabilities such as
T'hami El Glaoui, to act as a relay between
the population and the French authorities to govern the country.The
Makhzen is a very ancient notion in
Morocco, it roughly coincides with the notion of the ancien
feudalist state predating the French protectorate.
MOGADOR (Maroc) Avenue