Defining boundaries in al-Andalus : Muslims, Christians, and Jews in Islamic Iberia (eBook, 2013) []
skip to content
Defining boundaries in al-Andalus : Muslims, Christians, and Jews in Islamic Iberia Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

Defining boundaries in al-Andalus : Muslims, Christians, and Jews in Islamic Iberia

Author: Janina M Safran
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, [2013]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Al-Andalus, the Arabic name for the medieval Islamic state in Iberia, endured for over 750 years following the Arab and Berber conquest of Hispania in 711. While the popular perception of al-Andalus is that of a land of religious tolerance and cultural cooperation, the fact is that we know relatively little about how Muslims governed Christians and Jews in al-Andalus and about social relations among Muslims,  Read more...

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...


Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Safran, Janina M.
Defining boundaries in al-Andalus.
Ithaca [N.Y.] : Cornell University Press, 2013
(DLC) 2012029369
Named Person: Omaijaden
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Janina M Safran
ISBN: 0801468019 9780801468018
OCLC Number: 835981062
Language Note: In English.
Awards: Winner of Winner of the the 2014 Premio del Rey (American H.
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 247 pages)
Contents: The structuring of Umayyad rule --
Society in transition --
Between enemies and friends --
Borders and boundaries.
Responsibility: Janina M. Safran.
More information:


Through an examination of the structure and practice of Muslim political and legal-religious authority, a rare look at intercommunal life in Iberia during the first three centuries of Islamic rule.  Read more...


Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"[This book's] special genius is its deliberate juxtaposition of the idea of predetermined boundaries between Muslims, Christians, and Jews in al-Andalus with the reality of their perpetual Read more...

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...


Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.