By Eleanor A. Congdon

whereas Latin enlargement stalled within the jap Mediterranean within the overdue center a long time, Islam misplaced floor 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 confirmed footholds. Edited via Eleanor Congdon, with an advent by means of Felipe Fernández-Armesto and James Muldoon, this choice of vintage stories illuminates the issues of ways the growth happened and why it was once gradual and constrained. the amount broaches primary questions of Mediterranean historical past formulated by means of Henri Pirenne and Fernand Braudel. where of the overdue medieval Western Mediterranean within the heritage of the ocean as a complete and of ecu in a foreign country enlargement often 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 seems to be in translation for the 1st time, along items by way of such best experts as David Abulafia, Robert I. Burns, S.J., Miguel Angel Ladero Quesada, and Hilmar C. Krueger.

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