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A Man of Three Worlds

£19.99

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In the late 15th century, many of the Jews expelled from Spain made their way to Morocco and established a dynamic community in Fez. Among them was Samuel Pallache, who served the Moroccan sultan as a commercial and diplomatic agent in Hol. Pallache's missions and misadventures took him from Islamic Fez and Catholic Spain to Protestant England and Holland. Through these travels, the authors explore the workings of the Moroccan sultanate and the Spanish court, the Jewish communities of Fez and Amsterdam, and details of the Atlantic-Mediterranean trade. The book is at once a sweeping view of two continents, three faiths, and five nation-states and an intimate story of one man's remarkable life. Small tear to dust jacket near spine at back, otherwise book in very good condition.

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Author(s):
Mercedes Garcia-Arenal & Gerard Wiegers
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0801872251
ISBN-13:
9780801872259
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press
Title:
A Man of Three Worlds

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In the late 15th century, many of the Jews expelled from Spain made their way to Morocco and established a dynamic community in Fez. Among them was Samuel Pallache, who served the Moroccan sultan as a commercial and diplomatic agent in Hol. Pallache's missions and misadventures took him from Islamic Fez and Catholic Spain to Protestant England and Holland. Through these travels, the authors explore the workings of the Moroccan sultanate and the Spanish court, the Jewish communities of Fez and Amsterdam, and details of the Atlantic-Mediterranean trade. The book is at once a sweeping view of two continents, three faiths, and five nation-states and an intimate story of one man's remarkable life. Small tear to dust jacket near spine at back, otherwise book in very good condition.

Author(s):
Mercedes Garcia-Arenal & Gerard Wiegers
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0801872251
ISBN-13:
9780801872259
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press
Title:
A Man of Three Worlds

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