About the Book
This definitive work of Jewish historiography traces all aspects of life in the Spanish-Jewish community from the eleventh century to 1492. From the transformation of Spain from a Moorish to a Christian country to the expulsion of Spanish-Jewish citizens, Baer weaves together history, art, economics, politics and more to explore the influence of the Jewish people on Spain. This volume also includes a thorough introduction by Benjamin R. Gampel.
Regarded as the standard work on the subject . . . remarkable for its broad historical outlook, accuracy in detail, and scholarly synthesis.