Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 April 2016

304 Pages | 3 b/w Illus., 2 Maps

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9780748642946

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The Near West

Medieval North Africa, Latin Europe and the Mediterranean in the Second Axial Age

Allen Fromherz

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Shows how medieval Western European and North African history were part of a common Western Mediterranean culture
  • Provides a political, cultural and social history of the region
  • Primarily based on personal biographies of remarkable Mediterranean travellers, scholars, rulers and historians
  • Examines key elements of this history: commerce, slavery, mercenary activity, art and intellectual and religious debates

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