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Beys of Tunis, a Monarchy in the Colonial Storm

Les Beys de Tunis, une monarchie dans la tourmente coloniale

Directed by Mahmoud Ben Mahmoud
Tunisia, 2007
History, Documentary

Synopsis

Starting with Hussein the first, the Founder to Lamine Bey “the democratic monarch,” through to Ahmed Pacha who abolished slavery in 1846, this documentary rewrites some of the prestigious chapters of the Beys of Tunis dynasty, who ruled Tunisia for two and a half centuries.

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Beys of Tunis, a Monarchy in the Colonial Storm Directed by Mahmoud Ben Mahmoud