God's Crucible

God's Crucible

Islam and the Making of Europe, 570 to 1215

Book - 2008
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In this panoramic history of Islamic culture in early Europe, a Pulitzer Prizewinning historian re-examines what we thought we knew. Lewis reveals how cosmopolitan, Muslim al-Andalus flourished--a beacon of cooperation and tolerance between Islam, Judaism, and Christianity--while proto-Europe made virtues out of hereditary aristocracy, religious intolerance, perpetual war, and slavery.--From publisher description.
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, c2008.
ISBN: 9780393064728
0393064727
Characteristics: xxv, 473 p., [8] p. of plates :,ill. (some col.), maps ;,25 cm.

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