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Cultures in conflict : Christians, Muslims, and Jews in the age of discovery

Author: Bernard Lewis
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1995.
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With elegance and erudition, Lewis explores that climactic year of 1492 as a clash of civilizations - a clash not only of the New World and the Old but also of Christendom, Islam, and the Jews. In the same year that Columbus set sail across the Atlantic, he reminds us, the Spanish monarchs captured Granada, the last Muslim stronghold on the peninsula, and also expelled the Jews. Lewis uses these three epochal events  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lewis, Bernard, 1916-
Cultures in conflict.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1995
(DLC) 94014468
(OCoLC)30110182
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Lewis
ISBN: 9780199854509 0199854505 9780199774586 0199774587
OCLC Number: 741710725
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (101 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Responsibility: Bernard Lewis.

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Bernard Lewis uses the year 1492, a year laden with epic events and riven by political debate, to explore the clash between the Jews, Christendom, and Islam, as well as that between the New World and  Read more...

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brilliant and very readable essay * David Mitchell, Lookout, March 1997 * Brief but learned, lucid, incisive examination of 1492 * Forbes *

 
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