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A history of medieval Spain

Author: Joseph F O'Callaghan
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 1994, ©1975.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Medieval Spain is brilliantly recreated, in all its variety and richness, in this comprehensive survey.


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph F O'Callaghan
ISBN: 0801408806 9780801408809 0801492645 9780801492648
OCLC Number: 263618656
Description: 729 pages, 4 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: PrefaceAbbreviations for CitationsHispaniaPART I: THE VISIGOTH ERA, 415-7111. The Visigothic Kingdom2. Visigothic Government3. Visigothic Society and CulturePART II. THE ASCENDANCY OF ISLAM, 711-10314. The Emirate of Cordoba5. The Caliphate of Cordoba6. Government, Society, and Culture in al-Andalus, 711-10317. Government, Society, and Culture in Christian Spain, 711-1035PART III. A BALANCE OF POWER, FROM THE FALL OF THE CALIPHATE TO LAS NAVAS DE TOLOSA, 1031-12128. Alfonso VI, the Taifas, and the Almoravids9. Alfonso VII and the Leonese Empire10. The Duel with the Almohads11. Government, 1031-121212. Society and the Economy, 1031-121213. Religion and Culture, 1031-1212PART IV. THE GREAT RECONQUEST AND THE BEGINNINGS OF OVERSEAS EXPANSION, 1212-136914. The Great Reconquest15. Alfonso X and the Lure of Empire16. The Overseas Expansion of the Crown of Aragon17. The Straits, the Mediterranean, and Civil War18. Government, 1212-136919. Society and the Economy, 1212-136920. Religion and Culture, 1212-1369PART V. THE STRUGGLE FOR PENINSULAR UNION, 1369-147921. The Early Trastamaras22. The Hegemony of the Trastamaras23. Government, 1369-147924. Society and the Economy, 1369-147925. Religion and Culture, 1369-1479EPILOGUEThe Catholic Kings and the Perfect PrinceGENEALOGICAL CHARTS1. Umayyad Emirs and Caliphs of Cordoba, 756-10312. Kings of Asturias-Leon to 10373. Rulers of Navarre, Aragon, and Barcelona to 10354. Rulers of Portugal, Leon, and Castile, 1035-12145. Rulers of Navarre, Aragon, Catalonia, and Provence, 1035-12146. Kings of Navarre, 1194-15127. Kings of Leon-Castile, 1214-15048. Kings of Portugal, 1211-15219. Kings of Aragon, 1213-151610. The Nasrid Kings of Granada, 1232-1492BIBLIOGRAPHYAbbreviationsGeneral WorksPart I: The Visigothic EraPart II: The Ascendancy of IslamPart III: A Balance of Power, from the Fall of the Caliphate to Las Navas de TolosaPart IV: The Great Reconquest and the Beginnings of Overseas ExpansionPart V: The Struggle for Peninsular UnionEpilogue: The Catholic Kings and the Perfect PrinceINDEX
Responsibility: Joseph F. O'Callaghan.


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"There is no existing substitute for this volume in English for the undergraduate or graduate student seeking a reliable orientation to medieval peninsular history." * Choice * "Joseph F. O'Callaghan Read more...

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