The Muslim Discovery of Europe / Edition 2001

The Muslim Discovery of Europe / Edition 2001

by Bernard Lewis, B. Lewis, Lewis Bernard
     
 

ISBN-10: 0393321657

ISBN-13: 9780393321654

Pub. Date: 10/17/2001

Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.

"Full of rare and exact information.... A distinguished work."—New York Review of Books
The eleventh-century Muslim world was a great civilization while Europe lay slumbering in the Dark Ages. Slowly, inevitably, Europe and Islam came together, through trade and war, crusade and diplomacy. The ebb and flow between these two worlds for seven hundred years,…  See more details below

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"Full of rare and exact information.... A distinguished work."—New York Review of Books
The eleventh-century Muslim world was a great civilization while Europe lay slumbering in the Dark Ages. Slowly, inevitably, Europe and Islam came together, through trade and war, crusade and diplomacy. The ebb and flow between these two worlds for seven hundred years, illuminated here by a brilliant historian, is one of the great sagas of world history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393321654
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
10/17/2001
Series:
Harpur and Iles Mystery Series
Edition description:
(Reissue)
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
996,565
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the 2001 Paperback Edition5
Preface11
IContact and Impact17
IIThe Muslim View of the World59
IIIOn Language and Translation71
IVMedia and Intermediaries89
VMuslim Scholarship about the West135
VIReligion171
VIIThe Economy: Perceptions and Contacts185
VIIIGovernment and Justice201
IXScience and Technology221
XCultural Life239
XISocial and Personal279
XIIConclusions295
Notes309
Sources of Illustrations335
Index339

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