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I bought and read this before my trip to southern Spain, and I'm so glad I did. I really enjoyed this book. It's fast, well done, and very informative about the sites to see. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Sean Tomlinson
This is not a scholarly history but a "popular" account of Moors' dominion in Spain lasting almost seven hundred years. Read morePublished on September 8, 2013 by Donald Scott
I read the book as part of my research for a Art paper. It helped gain perspective on a little known part of European history.Published on May 29, 2013 by Karen A
I can't compare this book with other treatments of the Muslims in Spain, because it's the only one I've read. Read morePublished on November 2, 2012 by Larry N. Stout
In Moorish Spain Richard Fletcher achieves a significant feat. In a short book he not only chronicles the bones of nearly a millennium of history, but also offers much that adds to... Read morePublished on May 30, 2010 by Philip Spires
Finally, at long last, just when I had about given up hope, I found a recently published history text that is actually a pleasure to read. Read morePublished on August 22, 2009 by DaLaoHu
In terms of literature and story-telling, I much preferred Menocal's "The Ornament of the World". The die-hard historians and scholars out there will most likely not agree with me... Read morePublished on August 7, 2008 by Flippy
For all students of Islam, Richard Fletcher's 175 pages of text are critical reading that dispel the widely disseminated myths of a kind, gentle "golden age" of Andalusian... Read morePublished on May 11, 2008 by Alyssa A. Lappen