Chris Lowney has produced a great read about the people and period that represented Medieval Spain.
I found this book to a much more balanced take on what happened (and the context in which it happened) than the other books that I have read on this subject.
I highly recommend it, especially for history majors and lovers as the book is very detailed and well written!
Very engaging read on a unique time and place in history - when the Moors occupied Spain. I especially found this book helpful in advance of walking the Camino de Santiago. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Maria E. Alvarez
Great pleasure, new outlook. Wonderful preparation before a trip to Spain. Gives you a standing from where to observe. Great references.Published 4 months ago by Nicolas Agust Luco Rojas
Interesting book and easy to follow! I highly recommend it, especially for history majors and lovers as the book is very detailed and well written!Published 5 months ago by MARIA JOSE CABRERA
Having first read 'A Vanished World' nearly eight years ago, I had found it mostly forgettable but unoffensive at the time. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Damocles
"A Vanished World" by Chris Lowney tells the history of a unique culture that had its strains and problems, but existed for centuries before being torn apart by religious extremism... Read morePublished 10 months ago by K. Kennedy
A Vanished World untangles a very tangled history of Spain for those of us not familiar with its Medieval roots especially. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Vinita Hampton Wright
This is, in essence, a parochial book, dba history. The author is a learned man, and also a former Jesuit. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Larry N. Stout
Great book. Loved it. It really encapsulated all of Spain from the beginning to end. Was a heavy read though so be warned.Published 17 months ago by tom mcgovern
i ordered this book because my dining table wobbled a lot and often ruined family dinners. one of the legs was far shorter than the others and caused drinks to spill, and gravy to... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Aaron T