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Books of Granada and the Alhambra

Welcome. Here you will find a wide selection of guides and books about The Alhambra, Granada and Andalucia, including practical information, schedules, history, maps and much more. Take a look!

Alhambra and the Generalife: Official Guide

A complete guide to this unique UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Author: CA TF Editores

Publisher: T.F. Editores, S.L.C.

$45.13

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The Alhambra (Wonders of the World)

The Alhambra, the 'red fort' on its rocky hill above Granada with its fountained courts and gardens and intricate decoration has long been a byword for exotic and melancholy beauty. In a stimulating new book in the 'Wonders of the World' series Robert Irwin, Arabist and novelist, examines its engrossing and often mysterious history. Built by a bloody and threatened dynasty of Muslim Spain, the Alh...

Author: Robert Irwin

Publisher: Profile Books

$45.13

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Alhambra

The Alhambra inspires and enchants like no other site. With its fascination history; its romantic locale overlooking Granada, against the backdrop of the Sierra Nevada mountains; its intricately decorated rooms; its numerous courtyards and fountains; the palace city of the Alhambra is endlessly alluring and has captivated the imagination of visitors since it was conceived in the thirteenth century...

Author: Michael Jacobs

Publisher: Rizzoli

$454.25

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Tales of the Alhambra

Tales of the Alhambra by an American writer of the Romantic period, Washington Irving is a collection of novellas, essays and travel notes that are dedicated to Alhambra, a famous Moorish palace in Granada. Soon after finishing a biography of Columbus (1828), Irving moved from Madrid, where he had been living, to the south of the peninsula – Granada. He was preparing a book called A Chronicle of t...

Author: Washington Irving

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

$9.19

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Tales of the Alhambra

Islamic rule, though fragmented, extended over the bulk of Iberia for centuries, even as Christian warlords, pushing south, chipped away at Muslim territory. The work of the Reconquista, as it is called, came to an end with the fall of Granada and the Alhambra Palace. Tales of the Alhambra is must-reading for the traveler in Spain and the best souvenir of your visit. Irving is best remembered in ...

Author: Washington Irving

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

$7.00

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Reframing the Alhambra: Architecture, Poetry, Textiles and Court Ceremonial (Edinburgh Studies in Islamic Art)

Finalist for the 2019 Charles Rufus Morey Book AwardThe Nasrid builders of the Alhambra - the best-preserved medieval Muslim palatial city - were so exacting that some of their work could not be fully explained until the invention of fractal geometry. Their design principles have been obscured, however, by the loss of all archival material. This book resolves that impasse by investigating the negl...

Author: Olga Bush

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

$112.82

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