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In the Light of Medieval Spain: Islam, the West, and the Relevance of the Past (The New Middle Ages)

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If the idea of the medieval has been widely deployed in the colonial and neocolonial West as a marker of cultural backwardness, the Anglo-American perspective has often regarded Spain as part of a historically underdeveloped world and as a late-comer to Protestant/Enlightenment traditions of democracy, tolerance, and progress. Yet the many cultural dimensions of medieval I ...more
Hardcover, 228 pages
Published August 15th 2008 by Palgrave Macmillan (first published August 5th 2008)
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Memory, discourse of legendary historical myths, rewriting of the past, relevance of the past to the present and Spain, what's not to love?

I could kick Palgrave Macmillian though, for publishing great titles that consistently run $78-160, even used.

Example: $158 new and the used titles are even higher. Fingers crossed, hoping inter-library loan can snag it for me. http://www.amazon.com/Women-Spanish-F...
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