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Attraction and repulsion of the other: Muslim descendants in the Iberian Peninsula
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The period of ‘tolerance’ towards Muslims in the areas of the Iberian Peninsula reconquered by Christians in the Middle Ages runs from the fall of Toledo in 1051 to the measures taken in 1492, 1500 and 1523. In this period, named ‘the Spain of the three religions’, the Christian northern kingdoms maintained an attitude towards Muslims and Jews not unlike that which Islam maintained towards the People of the Book. As the Christian conquest progressed, it had left significant pockets of Muslims in…

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Perceval, José Maria, “Attraction and repulsion of the other: Muslim descendants in the Iberian Peninsula”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 22 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_29261>



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