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The Ornament of the World: How Muslims, Jews and Christians Created a Culture of Tolerance in Medieval Spain

 
 
 
 
The Ornament of the World: How Muslims, Jews and Christians Created a Culture of Tolerance in Medieval Spain
Author: Maria Rosa Menocal
ISBN 13: 9780316168717
ISBN 10: 316168718
Edition: Reprint
Publisher: Back Bay Books
Publication Date: 2003-04
Format: Paperback
Pages: 315
List Price: $16.00
 
 

In this engaging and learned volume, Menocal (Spanish and Portuguese, Yale U.) recounts the remarkable, multi-cultural history of medieval Spain, when Muslims ruled much of the country and elevated standards of art and learning. The narrative is suitable for the general reader. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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...an affectin g portrait...a splendid account...the beauty lies in [Menocal's]...eye for the illuminating anectote...