The Resource Homage to Al-Andalus: : the rise and fall of Islamic Spain, Michael Barry, (ebook)

Homage to Al-Andalus: : the rise and fall of Islamic Spain, Michael Barry, (ebook)

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Homage to Al-Andalus: : the rise and fall of Islamic Spain
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Homage to Al-Andalus:
Title remainder
the rise and fall of Islamic Spain
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Michael Barry
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Language
eng
Summary
The Iberian Peninsula was conquered by Islamic forces in 711 AD and the Islamic presence continued in this part of Europe for 900 years. This presence left an indelible stamp in Spain and Portugal, like the wonders of the Alhambra and the Great Mosque of C<U+00d4>ordoba. Its legacy also extends to the rich seam of learning, in science, medicine, literature and philosophy that was later transmitted to the rest of Europe. How did all this come about? In this engaging book Michael Barry tells the story of al-Andalus, its rise to splendour and sophistication and its decline. Richly illustrated with outstanding photographs, it shows the achievements of this extraordinary time. Written in an accessible form, this book sets out the fascinating events from the conquest up to the final expulsion of the people of al-Andalus from Spain, a tale which has resonance with events happening today. It is a book which is essential for those interested in history, for those who want to know this absorbing story and for those who wish to travel in Spain and experience the remarkable legacy of al-Andalus
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Midwest
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Barry, Michael
Dewey number
946.02
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Islam
  • Muslims
  • Archaeology
  • Islamic architecture
  • Electronic books
  • Iberian Peninsula
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adult
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Homage to Al-Andalus: : the rise and fall of Islamic Spain, Michael Barry, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9780956038357
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11727413
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remote
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11727413
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MWT11727413
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Homage to Al-Andalus: : the rise and fall of Islamic Spain, Michael Barry, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780956038357
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11727413
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11727413
System control number
MWT11727413
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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