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The civilisation of medieval Muslim Spain is perhaps the most brilliant and prosperous of its age and has been essential to the direction which civilisation in medieval Europe took. This volume is the first ever in any language to deal in a really comprehensive manner with all major aspects of Islamic civilisation in medieval Spain. Contents Foreword: Salma Khadra Jayyusi History: Mahmoud Makki, The Political History of al-Andalus (92/711-897/1492). James Dickie, Granada: A Case Study of Arab Urbanism in Muslim Spain. Robert Hillenbrand, `The Ornament of the World: Medieval Cordoba as a Cultural Centre. Rafael Valencia, Islamic Seville: Its Political, Social and Cultural History. Mikel de Epalza, Mozarabs: An Emblematic Christian Minority in Islamic al-Andalus Margarita Lopez Gomez, The Mozarabs: Worthy Bearers of Islamic Culture. L.P. Harvey, The Mudejars. Raymond P. Scheindlin, The Jews in Muslim Spain. L.P. Harvey, The Political, Social and Cultural History of the Moriscos. Madeleine Fletcher, Al-Andalus and North Africa in the Almohad Ideology. Aziz Al-Azmeh, Mortal Enemies, Invisible Neighbours: Northerners in Andalusi Eyes. Abbas Hamdani, An Islamic Background to the Voyages of Discovery. Language and Literature: Pierre Cachia, Andalusi Belles Lettres. Salma Khadra Jayyusi, Andalusi Poetry: The Golden Period. Salma Khadra Jayyusi, Nature Poetry in al-Andalus and the Rise of Ibn Khafaja James T. Monroe, Zajal and Muwashshaha: Hispano-Arabic Poetry and the Romance Tradition. Lois A. Giffen, Ibn Hazm and the Tawq al-Hamama F. Corriente, Linguistic Interference Between Arabic and the Romance Languages of the Iberian Peninsula. Dieter Messner, Further Listings and Categorisations of Arabic Words in Ibero-Romance Languages. Roger Boase, Arab Influences on European Love-Poetry Maria Rosa Menocal, Al-Andalus and 1492: The Ways of Remembering. Luce Lopez-Baralt, The Legacy of Islam in Spanish Literature. Music: Owen Wright, Music in Muslim Spain Art and Architecture: Oleg Grabar, Two Paradoxes in the Islamic Art of the Spanish Peninsula. Jerrillynn Dodds, The Mudejar Tradition in Architecture. Jerrillynn Dodds, The Arts of al-Andalus. James Dickie, Space and Volume in Nasrid Architecture. J.C. Burgel, Ecstasy and Control in Andalusi Art: Steps towards a New Approach. A. Fernandez-Puertas, Calligraphy in al-Andalus. Social History and Lifestyle Pierre Guichard, The Social History of Muslim Spain. Maria J. Viguera, Asluhu li 'l-mabuli: On the Social Status of Andalusi Women. David Waines, The Culinary Culture of al-Andalus. Economic History: Pedro Chalmeta, An Approximate Picture of the Economy of al-Andalus. Olivia Remie Constable, Muslim Merchants in Andalusi International Trade. Philosophy: Miguel Cruz Hernandez, Islamic Thought in the Iberian Peninsula. Jamal al-Din al-bAlawi, The Philosophy of Ibn Rushd J.C. Burgel, Ibn Tufayl and his Hayy Ibn Yaqzan: A Turning Point in Arabic Philosophical Writing. Religious Studies: Dominique Urvoy, The bUlamac of al-Andalus. Manuela Marin, Muslim Religious Practices in al-Andalus (2nd/8th- 4th/10th Centuries). Maria Isabel Fierro, Heresy in al-Andalus. Claude Addas, Andalusi Mysticism and the Rise of Ibn bArabi. Science, Technology and Agriculture: J. Vernet, Natural and Technical Sciences in al-Andalus. Julio Samso, The Exact Sciences in al-Andalus. Thomas F. Glick, Hydraulic Technology in al-Andalus. Expiracion Garcia Sanchez, Agriculture in Muslim Spain. Lucie Bolens, The Use of Plants for Dyeing and Clothing. James Dickie, The Hispano-Arab Garden: Notes towards a Typology. Charles Burnett, The Translating Activity in Medieval Spain. Margarita Lopez Gomez, Islamic Civilisation in al-Andalus: A Final Assessment.
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Now that this major contribution to the history and culture of Andalusian Spain during the heyday of high medieval Muslim culture is available in a paper edition, this text should be considered for course work as there is quite simply no other resource like it in English that attempts to provide a fulsome account of Islam in Spain.