Like The Ornament of the World, A Vanished World presents a multicultural al-Andalus, highlighting the intellectual advances brought by the Muslims and coexistence with other religions (convivencia). Nonetheless, Chris also reveals how that paradise was lost, so in that sense it’s more balanced than the work of Menocal.
- Paperback: 320 pages
- Publisher: Oxford University Press; 1 edition (September 14, 2006)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0195311914
- ISBN-13: 978-0195311914
- Product Dimensions: 9.1 x 6 x 0.8 inches