Islam Under the Crusaders: Colonial Survival in the Thirteenth-Century Kingdom of Valencia (Hardback)Robert Ignatius Burns (author)
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The struggle between Islam and the Crusaders comprised a dialogue of cultures on a broad geographic scale and a wide expanse of time, a perennial seesaw of conquest in the West as in the East. Father Burns' pioneering work on Valencia has demonstrated that the inner reality of this sustained confrontation lies as much in the colonial interims as in the battles.
Originally published in 1974.
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Publisher: Princeton University Press
Number of pages: 538
Weight: 964 g