Caliphs and Kings: Spain, 796-1031

Caliphs and Kings: Spain, 796-1031

Author(s): Roger Collins

Published Online: 3 APR 2012 10:47PM EST

Print ISBN: 9780631181842

Online ISBN: 9781118273968

DOI: 10.1002/9781118273968

Series Editor(s): John Lynch

About this Book

Roger Collins, a leading historian, investigates a time in Spanish history known for its multi-religious society - when Christians, Jews and Muslims lived in apparent harmony - revealing a fuller, more complex picture of this fascinating period. 

  • Presents new ideas and interpretations of a fascinating yet much misunderstood period of Spanish and Islamic history
  • A broad and complex treatment of the tenure of the Umayyad dynasty in Spain
  • Debunks myths and investigates the historiography of existing scholarship of the period

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