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A Vanished World
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Chris Lowney
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Are Muslims, Christians, and Jews forever locked in a cycle of violence and resentment? This work answers this question by chronicling medieval Spain's impossibly panoramic history."--Publisher.
A Vanished World
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Christopher Lowney
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-12-04 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

In a world troubled by religious strife and division, Chris Lowney's vividly written book offers a hopeful historical reminder: Muslims, Christians, and Jews once lived together in Spain, creating a centuries-long flowering of commerce, culture, art, and architecture. In 711, a ragtag army of Muslim North Africans conquered Christian Spain
A Vanished World
Language: en
Pages: 388
Authors: Anne Gertrude Sneller
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994-08-01 - Publisher: Syracuse University Press

A personal portrait of a young American girl's rural childhood - including reminiscences of the Civil War and pioneering in the West. Renewed interest in wilderness, rural farm life, and the experiences of pioneer women has prompted the reissue of this work.
Remembering a Vanished World
Language: en
Pages: 204
Authors: Theodore S. Hamerow
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: Berghahn Books

Memoirs of a Jew born in 1920 in Warsaw; in 1930 he and his parents emigrated to the USA. Ch. 5 (pp. 115-143), "On the Edge of the Volcano, " contains, inter alia, recollections of and reflections on antisemitism in Poland in the 1920s.
The Vanished World of Lithuanian Jews
Language: en
Pages: 323
Authors: Alvydas Nikzentaitis, Alvydas Nik┼żentaitis, Stefan Schreiner, Darius Stali┼źnas
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Rodopi

The Lithuanian Jews, Litvaks, played an important and unique role not only within the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, but in a wider context of Jewish life and culture in Eastern Europe, too. The changing world around them at the end of the nineteenth century and during the first decades of the twentieth