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White wall of Spain : the mysteries of Andalusian culture

Author: Allen Josephs
Publisher: Ames : Iowa State University Press, 1983.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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From the ancient Phoenicians through Maimonides to Pablo Picasso's retrospective exhibit at the Museum of Moden Art in 1980, this fascinating swift trip through the past spans more than three thousand years of Spain's Andalusian civilization, the oldest in the Western world. Allen Josephs focuses on the cultural distinctions that have set Andalucia apart throughout recorded history: its Oriental origins, its ancient  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Josephs, Allen.
White wall of Spain.
Ames : Iowa State University Press, 1983
(OCoLC)559895337
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Allen Josephs
ISBN: 0813819210 9780813819211 0183819210 0813010136 9780813010137 9780183819217 0183819217
OCLC Number: 9392278
Description: xiii, 187 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Culture of death --
Ships of Tarshish --
Pigs of the sea --
Dancer of Gades --
Goddess --
Matador --
Coda: The andalusian Picasso.
Responsibility: Allen Josephs.

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Focusing on the cultural distinctions that have set Andalucia apart throughout recorded history, this book spans more than 3000 years in assessing the oldest civilization in the Western world. The  Read more...

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