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Caliphs and kings : Spain, 796-1031 / Roger Collins.

By: Collins, Roger, 1949-.
Contributor(s): Wiley InterScience (Online service).
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Chichester, UK ; Malden, MA : John Wiley & Sons, ©2012Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781118273968; 1118273966; 9781118273982; 1118273982.Subject(s): Spain -- History -- 711-1516 | Spain -- History -- 711-1516 -- Historiography | Andalusia (Spain) -- History -- To 1500 | Asturias (Spain) -- History -- To 1500 | Castile (Spain) -- History -- To 1500 | León (Spain : Province) -- History -- To 1500 | Navarre (Spain) -- History -- To 1500 | Andalusia (Spain) -- History -- To 1500 | Asturias (Spain) -- History -- To 1500 | Castile (Spain) -- History -- To 1500 | Leon (Spain: Province) -- History -- To 1500 | Navarre (Spain) -- History -- To 1500 | Spain -- History -- 711-1516 | Spain -- History -- 711-1516 -- Historiography | HISTORY -- Europe -- Spain & Portugal | Historiography | Spain | Spain -- Andalusia | Spain -- Asturias | Spain -- Castile | Spain -- León (Province) | Spain -- Navarre | To 1516Genre/Form: Electronic books. | History.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Caliphs and kings.DDC classification: 946/.02 Online resources: Wiley Online Library
Contents:
Front Matter -- Introduction -- Al-Andalus -- The Asturian Kingdom -- The Christians of al-Andalus -- Monks, Books, and Saints in the Christian North -- Al-Andalus -- The Kingdom of Le̤n, 910₆1037 -- Al-Andalus -- The Kingdom of Navarre and the Pyrenean Counties, 799₆1035 -- The County of Castile, c.860₆1037 -- Bibliography -- Glossary -- Acknowledgments -- Index.
Al-Andalus : war and society, 796-888 -- The Asturian kingdom : chroniclers and kings, 791-910 -- The Christians of al-Andalus -- Monks, books and saints in the Christian north -- Al-Andalus : local government versus the capital, 888-928 -- The kingdom of León, 910-1037 -- Al-Andalus : Umayyad triumph and disaster, 912-1031 -- The kingdom of Navarre and the Pyrenean counties, 799-1035 -- The county of Castile, c. 860-1037.
Summary: Roger Collins, a leading historian, investigates a time in Spanish history known for its multi-religious society - when Christians, Jews and Muslims lived in apparent harmony - revealing a fuller, more complex picture of this fascinating period. Presents new ideas and interpretations of a fascinating yet much misunderstood period of Spanish and Islamic history A broad and complex treatment of the tenure of the Umayyad dynasty in SpainDebunks myths and investigates the historiography of existing scholarship of the period.
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Front Matter -- Introduction -- Al-Andalus -- The Asturian Kingdom -- The Christians of al-Andalus -- Monks, Books, and Saints in the Christian North -- Al-Andalus -- The Kingdom of Le̤n, 910₆1037 -- Al-Andalus -- The Kingdom of Navarre and the Pyrenean Counties, 799₆1035 -- The County of Castile, c.860₆1037 -- Bibliography -- Glossary -- Acknowledgments -- Index.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Al-Andalus : war and society, 796-888 -- The Asturian kingdom : chroniclers and kings, 791-910 -- The Christians of al-Andalus -- Monks, books and saints in the Christian north -- Al-Andalus : local government versus the capital, 888-928 -- The kingdom of León, 910-1037 -- Al-Andalus : Umayyad triumph and disaster, 912-1031 -- The kingdom of Navarre and the Pyrenean counties, 799-1035 -- The county of Castile, c. 860-1037.

Roger Collins, a leading historian, investigates a time in Spanish history known for its multi-religious society - when Christians, Jews and Muslims lived in apparent harmony - revealing a fuller, more complex picture of this fascinating period. Presents new ideas and interpretations of a fascinating yet much misunderstood period of Spanish and Islamic history A broad and complex treatment of the tenure of the Umayyad dynasty in SpainDebunks myths and investigates the historiography of existing scholarship of the period.

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