The Iberian peninsula now divided into two sovereign states of Spain and Portugal is in fact a single geographical entity. This mass of land, pentagonal in shape, was given different names in the past.
The author of this book; feels that only a few books cover the entire period of eight centuries of Muslim presence in the Iberian Peninsula. This book attempts to cover the entire period from Tariq? landing in Spain to the expulsion of the Muslims in the first decade of the 17th century. Part II of the book covers in detail the Hispano-Muslim culture.
|Title||The Story of Islamic Spain|
|Author||Syed Azizur Rahman|
|Publisher||Goodword Books, 2001|