Golden Age Of The Moors / Edition 1

Golden Age Of The Moors / Edition 1

by Transaction Publishers
     
 

ISBN-10: 1560005815

ISBN-13: 9781560005810

Pub. Date: 06/15/1992

Publisher: Transaction Publishers

This work examines the debt owed by Europe to the Moors for the Renaissance and the significant role played by the African in the Muslim invasions of the Iberian peninsula. While it focuses mainly on Spain and Portugal, it also examines the races and roots of the original North African before the later ethnic mix of the blackamoors and tawny Moors in the medieval

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This work examines the debt owed by Europe to the Moors for the Renaissance and the significant role played by the African in the Muslim invasions of the Iberian peninsula. While it focuses mainly on Spain and Portugal, it also examines the races and roots of the original North African before the later ethnic mix of the blackamoors and tawny Moors in the medieval period. The study ranges from the Moor in the literature of Cervantes and Shakespeare to his profound influence upon Europe's university system and the diffusion via this system of the ancient and medieval sciences. The Moors are shown to affect not only European mathematics and map-making, agriculture and architecture, but their markets, their music and their machines. The ethnicity of the Moor is re-examined, as is his unique contribution, both as creator and conduit, to the first seminal phase of the industrial revolution.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781560005810
Publisher:
Transaction Publishers
Publication date:
06/15/1992
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
492
Product dimensions:
1.10(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

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