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spiderleggreen added a title to their For later shelf Jul 13 2019
Richard Fletcher is one of todays most renowned medieval historians. In his latest book, he offers a brilliant survey of the relationship between the Islamic and Christian worlds from the seventh to the sixteenth centuries. He shows how, despite...
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The first full account in any language of the last Muslim king of Spain. An action-packed story of betrayal, courage, intrigue, heroism, and tragedy. The Moor's Last Stand presents the poignant story of Boabdil, the last Muslim king of Granada....
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spiderleggreen added a title to their For later shelf Jul 13 2018
"We don't understand the reactionary mind. As a result, argues Mark Lilla in this timely book, the ideas and passions that shape today's political dramas are unintelligible to us. The reactionary is anything but a conservative. He is as...
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"One of our most important public intellectuals reveals the hidden history of our current global crisis. How can we explain the origins of the great wave of paranoid hatreds that seem inescapable in our close-knit world--from American...
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spiderleggreen made a comment Jul 13 2018
"If you’re a liberal who is on the same page as this guy, some other books to read are; The Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided about Politics and Religion by Jonathan Haidt and Republican Like Me: A Lifelong Democrats Journey Across the Ai..." Permalink
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