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The Myth of the Andalusian Paradise

Muslims, Christians, and Jews under Islamic Rule in Medieval Spain

Darío Fernández-Morera

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Named “one of the best books of 2016” by the Financial Times . . . 

A finalist for World Magazine’s Book of the Year . . .

This groundbreaking book demolishes the myth of a tolerant, multicultural Islamic “Golden Age.” 

“Essential reading.” Antonio Carreño, Brown University  

“A watershed in scholarship.” Raphael Israeli, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

“Desperately, desperately needed as a counter to the mythology that pervades academia on this subject.” Paul F. Crawford, California University of Pennsylvania 

“An intelligent reinterpretation of a supposed paradise of convivencia.” Julia Pavón Benito, University of Navarra
 
“A splendid book . . . Must-reading.” Noël Valis, Yale University

“I am in awe of The Myth of the Andalusian Paradise.” FrontPage Magazine

“A bracing remedy to a good deal of the academic pabulum that passes for scholarship.” —Middle East Quarterly

“An exhilarating and unput-downable read.” —Standpoint


 

 

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