Kingdoms of Faith

A New History of Islamic Spain
Product Number: EB00711710
Released: May 01, 2018
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781541616905
Publisher: Basic Books
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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 of al-Andalus, while offering an authoritative new interpretation of the forces that shaped it. Prior accounts have portrayed Islamic Spain as a paradise of enlightened tolerance or the site where civilizations clashed. Catlos taps a wide array of primary sources to paint a more complex portrait, showing how Muslims, Christians, and Jews together built a sophisticated civilization that transformed the Western world, even as they waged relentless war against each other and their coreligionists. Religion was often the language of conflict, but seldom its cause-a lesson we would do well to learn in our own time.

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Author(s): Brian A. Catlos
Genre: Religion, History
Original Publish Date: May 01, 2018

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Author(s): Brian A. Catlos
Narrator(s): Bob Souer
Genre: History, Religion
Product Number DD41022
Released: Nov 13, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
ISBN: #9781977318855
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Author(s): Brian A. Catlos
Narrator(s): Bob Souer
Genre: History, Religion
Product Number Z100142460
Released: Nov 13, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
ISBN: #9781977398857

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