Pascual de Gayangos: A Nineteenth-Century Spanish Arabist

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Pascual de Gayangos (1809-97) celebrated Spanish Orientalist and polymath, is recognised as the father of the modern school of Arabic studies in Spain. He gave Islamic Spain its own voice, for the first time representing Spain's 'other' from 'within' not from without. This collection, the first major study of Gayangos, celebrates the 200th anniversary of his birth.Covering a wide range of subjects, it reflects the multiple fields in which Gayangos was involved: scholarship on the culture of Islamic and Christian Spain; ...

Pascual de Gayangos: A Nineteenth-Century Spanish Arabist 2008, Edinburgh University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780748635474

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