Admiration and Awe: Morisco Buildings and Identity Negotiations in Early Modern Spanish Historiography

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This book offers the first systematic analysis of the cultural and religious appropriation of Andalusian architecture by Spanish historians during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. To date this process of Christian appropriation has generally been discussed as a phenomenon of architectural hybridisation. However, this was a period in which the construction of a Spanish national identity became a key focus of historical discourse. As a result, cultural hybridity encountered partial opposition from those seeking to ...

Admiration and Awe: Morisco Buildings and Identity Negotiations  in Early Modern Spanish Historiography 2017, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780198797456

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