Eleanor A. Congdon's Latin Expansion in the Medieval Western Mediterranean (The PDF

By Eleanor A. Congdon

ISBN-10: 1409455092

ISBN-13: 9781409455097

whereas Latin growth stalled within the jap Mediterranean within the past due heart a while, Islam misplaced flooring to Christendom within the west - within the Spanish Levant, the islands of the Western Mediterranean, or even at the Maghribi coast, the place conquerors and colonists from the northern shore of the ocean proven footholds. Edited through Eleanor Congdon, with an creation by way of Felipe Fernández-Armesto and James Muldoon, this selection of vintage reviews illuminates the issues of ways the growth happened and why it used to be sluggish and restricted. the quantity broaches primary questions of Mediterranean historical past formulated by way of Henri Pirenne and Fernand Braudel. where of the overdue medieval Western Mediterranean within the historical past of the ocean as a complete and of eu out of the country enlargement mostly emerges with new readability, because the reader re-traces the method of formation of 1 of the world’s nice frontiers among civilizations. vital paintings by means of Maria Teresa Ferrer i Mallol looks in translation for the 1st time, along items by way of such major professionals as David Abulafia, Robert I. Burns, S.J., Miguel Angel Ladero Quesada, and Hilmar C. Krueger.

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