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Alan Tully, Chair 128 Inner Campus Dr., Stop B7000, GAR 1.104 Austin, TX 78712-1739 • 512-471-3261

Summer 2007

HIS f375D • Islamic Spain & North Africa to 1492

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
86260
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Spellberg, D

Course Description

An introduction to the impact of Islam on Spain and North Africa, with emphasis on social, economic, and cultural development. The interplay of Christian, Jewish, and Islamic cultures as well as Western views of Islam in the medieval period will also be treated.

Grading Policy

Mid-term and final, 70% One short paper, 30%

Texts

Abdallah Laroui, The History of the Maghrib, Trans. R. Manheim Thomas F. Glick, Islamic and Christian Spain in the Early Middle Ages The Song of Roland, Trans D. L. Sayers

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