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Published by Edinburgh University Press in Edinburgh .
Written in English


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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby W. Montgomery Watt ; with additional sections on literature by Pierre Cachia.
SeriesIslamic surveys -- 4
ContributionsCachia, Pierre.
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Open LibraryOL17368390M

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Get this from a library! A history of Islamic Spain. [W Montgomery Watt] -- The period of Muslim occupation in Spain represents the only significant contact Islam and Europe was ever to have on European soil. In this important as well as fascinating study, Watt traces   A survey essential to anyone seeking a more complete knowledge of European or Islamic history, the volume also includes sections on literature and philology by Pierre Cachia. This series of Islamic surveys is designed to give the educated reader something more than can be The period of Muslim occupation in Spain represents the only significant contact Islam and Europe was ever to have on European soil. In this important as well as fascinating study, Watt traces Islam's influence upon Spain and European civilization--from the collapse of the Visigoths in the eighth century to the fall of Granada in the fifteenth, and considers Spain's importance as a part of   This book uses a chronological structure to present a fairly revisionist (although some might just say accurate) examination of Spanish history. Historians from Spain, Britain and the Americas have contributed, providing an excellent blend of ideas from across the Spanish-speaking ://

  Buy A History of Islamic Spain 1 by Cachia, Pierre (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible  › History › Europe › Great Britain.   In Kingdoms of Faith, award-winning historian Brian A. Catlos rewrites the history of Islamic Spain from the ground up, evoking the cultural splendor of al-Andalus, while offering an authoritative new interpretation of the forces that shaped  › Books › History › World. Fascinating history of Spain over the years of Islamic rule. Somewhat difficult--at least for me--to keep track of multi-syllabic and hyphenated Arabic names. Especially interesting if you had (as was my case) recently visited Spain. A scholarly book that reads somewhat more like quality :// 1. God's Crucible: Islam and the Making of Europe, This covers the early history of Islamic Spain and it's role in shaping Europe. 2. Blood and Faith: The Purging of Muslim Spain: This covers the details after the fall of Islamic Spain u

If you are looking for a book on Islamic history in arabic, Read Hayatus Sahaba. It is one of the books used in Darse Nizami syllabus and is very engaging. The book presents in graphic detail each and every aspect of the many splendoured and exalted lives, morals and struggles of the Sahabah, based on authentic and original sources of   I read this book, about the history of Spain under Muslim rule, hoping it would be less biased than Darío Fernández-Morera’s The Myth of the Andalusian Paradise, which I found to be too polemical in its criticism of Islamic book was closer to neutral, on the other side of neutral, but the author, Brian Catlos, has taken a fascinating period of history and made it :// This comprehensive introduction to the history of Islamic Spain takes thereader through the events, people and movements from to About the Author The late Pierre Cachia was Professor Emeritus, Arabic Language and Literature, Columbia ://   A magisterial, myth-dispelling history of Islamic Spain spanning the millennium between the founding of Islam in the seventh century and the final expulsion of Spain's Muslims in the seventeenth In Kingdoms of Faith, award-winning historian Brian A. Catlos rewrites the history of Islamic Spain from the ground up, evoking the cultural splendor