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The legacy of Muslim Spain

Author: Salma Khadra Jayyusi; Manuela Marín
Publisher: Leiden ; New York : E.J. Brill, 1992.
Series: Handbuch der Orientalistik., Erste Abteilung,, Nahe und der Mittlere Osten ;, 12. Bd.
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This is the first study in any language to deal in a really comprehensive manner with all major aspects of Islamic civilization in medieval Spain.


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Legacy of Muslim Spain.
Leiden ; New York : E.J. Brill, 1992
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Salma Khadra Jayyusi; Manuela Marín
ISBN: 9004095993 9789004095991
OCLC Number: 26399348
Description: xix, 1098 : illustrations (some color), maps (some folded) ; 25 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Style Note --
Note on Translated Essays --
Foreword / Salma Khadra Jayyusi --
History --
The Political History of al-Andalus (92/711-897/1492) (starting p. 3) / Mahmoud Makki --
Granada: A Case Study of Arab Urbanism in Muslim Spain (starting p. 88) / James Dickie --
"The Ornament of the World": Medieval Cordoba as a Cultural Centre (starting p. 112) / Robert Hillenbrand --
Islamic Seville: Its Political, Social and Cultural History (starting p. 136) / Rafael Valencia --
Mozarabs: An Emblematic Christian Minority in Islamic al-Andalus (starting p. 149) / Mikel de Epalza --
The Mozarabs: Worthy Bearers of Islamic Culture (starting p. 171) / Margarita Lopez Gomez --
The Mudejars (starting p. 176) / L. P. Harvey --
The Jews in Muslim Spain (starting p. 188) / Raymond P. Scheindlin --
The Political, Social and Cultural History of the Moriscos (starting p. 201) / L. P. Harvey --
Al-Andalus and North Africa in the Almohad Ideology (starting p. 235) / Madeleine Fletcher --
Mortal Enemies, Invisible Neighbours: Northerners in Andalusi Eyes (starting p. 259) / Aziz al-Azmeh --
An Islamic Background to the Voyages of Discovery (starting p. 273) / Abbas Hamdani --
Language and Literature --
Andalusi Belles Lettres (starting p. 307) / Pierre Cachia --
Andalusi Poetry: The Golden Period (starting p. 317) / Salma Khadra Jayyusi --
Nature Poetry in al-Andalus and the Rise of Ibn Khafaja (starting p. 367) / Salma Khadra Jayyusi --
Zajal and Muwashshaha: Hispano-Arabic Poetry and the Romance Tradition (starting p. 398) / James T. Monroe --
Ibn Hazm and the Tawq al-Hamama (starting p. 420) / Lois A. Giffen --
Linguistic Interference Between Arabic and the Romance Languages of the Iberian Peninsula (starting p. 443) / F. Corriente --
Further Listings and Categorisations of Arabic Words in Ibero-Romance Languages (starting p. 452) / Dieter Messner --
Arab Influences on European Love-Poetry (starting p. 557) / Roger Boase --
Al-Andalus and 1492: The Ways of Remembering (starting p. 483) / Maria Rosa Menocal --
The Legacy of Islam in Spanish Literature (starting p. 505) / Luce Lopez-Baralt --
Music --
Music in Muslim Spain (starting p. 555) / Owen Wright --
Art and Architecture --
Two Paradoxes in the Islamic Art of the Spanish Peninsula (starting p. 583) / Oleg Grabar --
The Mudejar Tradition in Architecture (starting p. 592) / Jerrillyn Dodds --
The Arts of al-Andalus (starting p. 599) / Jerrilynn Dodds --
Space and Volume in Nasrid Architecture (starting p. 621) / James Dickie --
Ecstasy and Control in Andalusi Art: Steps towards a New Approach (starting p. 626) / J. C. Burgel --
Calligraphy in al-Andalus (starting p. 639) / A. Fernandez-Puertas --
Social History and Lifestyle --
The Social History of Muslim Spain (starting p. 679) / Pierre Guichard --
Asluhu li l-maali: On the Social Status of Andalusi Women (starting p. 709) / Maria J. Viguera --
The Culinary Culture of al-Andalus (starting p. 725) / David Waines --
Economic History --
An Approximate Picture of the Economy of al-Andalus (starting p. 741) / Pedro Chalmeta --
Muslim Merchants in Andalusi International Trade (starting p. 759) / Olivia Remie Constable --
Philosophy --
Islamic Thought in the Iberian Peninsula (starting p. 777) / Miguel Cruz Hernandez --
The Philosophy of Ibn Rushd (starting p. 804) / Jamal al-Din al-Alawi --
Ibn Tufayl and his Hayy Ibn Yaqzan: A Turning Point in Arabic Philosophical Writing (starting p. 830) / J. C. Burgel --
Religious Studies --
The 'Ulama' of al-Andalus (starting p. 849) / Dominique Urvoy --
Muslim Religious Practices in al-Andalus (2nd/8th-4th/10th Centuries) (starting p. 878) / Manuela Marin --
Heresy in al-Andalus (starting p. 895) / Maria Isabel Fierro --
Andalusi Mysticism and the Rise of Ibn Arabi (starting p. 909) / Claude Addas --
Science, Technology and Agriculture --
Natural and Technical Sciences in al-Andalus (starting p. 937) / J. Vernet --
The Exact Sciences in al-Andalus (starting p. 952) / Julio Samso --
Hydraulic Technology in al-Andalus (starting p. 974) / Thomas F. Glick --
Agriculture in Muslim Spain (starting p. 987) / Expiracion Garcia Sanchez --
The Use of Plants for Dyeing and Clothing (starting p. 1000) / Lucie Bolens --
The Hispano-Arab Garden: Notes towards a Typology (starting p. 1016) / James Dickie --
The Translating Activity in Medieval Spain (starting p. 1036) / Charles Burnett --
Islamic Civilisation in al-Andalus: A Final Assessment (starting p. 1059) / Margarita Lopez Gomez --
Biographies of Contributors (starting p. 1063) --
Index (starting p. 1074) --
Maps (starting p. 1099) / Jezus Zanon
Series Title: Handbuch der Orientalistik., Erste Abteilung,, Nahe und der Mittlere Osten ;, 12. Bd.
Responsibility: edited by Salma Khadra Jayyusi ; chief consultant to the editor, Manuela Marín.


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'This magnificent volume is surely the most comprehensive of all histories of Islamic Spain...Highly recommended.'J.P. Berkey, Choice, 1993.'... major resource in this field for decades to Read more...

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