By Maria Rosa Menocal
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This enthralling history, widely hailed as a revelation of a "lost" golden age, brings to vivid life the rich and thriving culture of medieval Spain, where for more than seven centuries Muslims, Jews, and Christians lived together in an atmosphere of tolerance, and where literature, science, and the arts flourished.
"It is no exaggeration to say that what we presumptuously call 'Western' culture is owed in large measure to the Andalusian enlightenment…This book partly restores a world we have lost." —Christopher Hitchens, The Nation
- On Sale
- Nov 29, 2009
- Page Count
- 336 pages
- Back Bay Books