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Medieval Colonialism

Postcrusade Exploitation of Islamic Valencia

By (author) Robert Ignatius Burns
Genres: Taxation
Format: Hardback
Language: English
Publisher: Princeton University Press, New Jersey, United States
Published: 21st Jan 1976
Weight: 794g
ISBN-10: 0691052271
ISBN-13: 9780691052274
Barcode No: 9780691052274
Synopsis
This first major study of tax structure in pre-Renaissance Spain gives new insight into the condition of the conquered people of postcrusade Valencia. Drawing on tax records, it provides the reader with a fascinating glimpse of life among the thirteenth century Mudejars. By showing the financial links between a medieval ethnic enclave and the dominant society, the author illuminates aspects of intergroup relations that have previously been neglected. This volume is the second in the author's trilogy on Muslim society in Eastern Spain. Originally published in 1976. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.

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