Muslim Spain reconsidered : from 711 to 1502 / Richard Hitchcock.
Publication year: 2014
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2014.
ISBN: 9780748639601 (pbk.) :
This introduction to Muslim Spain covers the period from 711 to 1502, giving readers a substantial overview of what it was that made it a unique and successful society, and of its powerful legacy in the formation of modern Spain. Using a chronological framework and pushing the main historical developments to the forefront, the author keeps in view the shifting social patterns caused by the changing balance between town and country, major and minor dynasties, foreign groupings and repeated invasions from North Africa.
Series: The new Edinburgh Islamic surveys
232 pages : illustrations (colour), maps (colour).
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