Cultures in Conflict

Cultures in Conflict : Christians, Muslims and Jews in the Age of Discovery

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Bernard Lewis uses the year 1492, a year laden with epic events and riven by political debate, to explore the clash between the Jews, Christendom, and Islam, as well as that between the New World and the Old.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 126 pages
  • 134 x 200 x 8mm | 99.79g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised ed.
  • halftones
  • 0195102835
  • 9780195102833
  • 1,072,361

About Bernard Lewis

Bernard Lewis is Cleveland E. Dodge Professor of Near Eastern Studies, Emeritus, at Princeton University. His many books include The Shaping of the Modern Middle East, Islam and the West, Race and Slavery in the Middle East, and The Muslim Discovery of Europe.
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brilliant and very readable essay * David Mitchell, Lookout, March 1997 * Brief but learned, lucid, incisive examination of 1492 * Forbes *
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