Muslim Spain Reconsidered

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Edinburgh University Press, Feb 18, 2014 - Social Science - 232 pages
Covers the period from 711 to1502, giving readers a substantial overview of what it was that made Muslim Spain a unique and successful society, and of its powerful legacy in the formation of modern Spain.

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The invasion of the Iberian Peninsula the eighth century
The establishment of the Umayyad state in alAndalus the ninth
The eleventh century a time of change
AlAndalus under the rule of the Berber dynasties
The thirteenth and fourteenth centuries
The fifteenth century the final phase of Muslim rule in alAndalus

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Richard Hitchcock is a emeritus professor at the University of Exeter. He is author or editor of several books including The Kharjas (Boydell & Brewer), Studies on the Muwassah and the Kharja (Ithaca Press), Mozarebs in Medieval and Early Modern Spain (Ashgate) and The Arab Influence in Medieval Europe (Ithaca Press).

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