“THE JEWS OF MUSLIM SPAIN”: ELIYAHU ASHTOR BOOKS

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Eliyahu Ashtor

Eliyahu Ashtor is an historian and educator who has taught in Paris and at Harvard University, and Hebrew University in Jerusalem. His writings have made major contributions to the study of Islamic social history in the Near East during the Middle Ages.

Bibliography

The Jews of Moslem Spain, Volume 1 (author)

The Jews of Moslem Spain, Volume 2/3 (author)

The Jews of Moslem Spain: Volume 1

Eliyahu Ashtor (Author)

Jenny Machlowitz Klein (Translator)

David J. Wasserstein (Introduction)

Product Details:

· Paperback: 492 pages

· Publisher: Jewish Publications Society

· January 1, 1993

· Language: English

· ISBN-10: 0827604270

· ISBN-13: 978-0827604278

This book combines a rich literary style with formidable scholarship, creating a narrative that is at once intensely moving and factually illuminating. Indispensable for those seeking to understand Spanish and Sephardic Jewry, their heritage and contribution not only to Jewish civilization and thought but to Hispanic culture in general, and even to important aspects of Western Islamic worldview.

Eliyahu Ashtor

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