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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.

$43.21

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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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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

$7.00

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Tales Of The Alhambra

Tales of the Alhambra is a collection of essays, verbal sketches, and stories by Washington Irving. Shortly after completing a biography of Christopher Columbus in 1828, Washington Irving traveled from Madrid, where he had been staying, to Granada, Spain. At first sight, he described it as "a most picturesque and beautiful city, situated in one of the loveliest landscapes that I have ever seen." ...

Author: Washington Irving

$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

$98.97

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The Alhambra and the Alcázar of Seville: The History of the Famous Fortresses Constructed by the Moors in Spain

*Includes pictures *Includes contemporary accounts *Includes online resources and a bibliography for further reading *Includes a table of contents Tucked away on the crest of the Al-Sabika Hill in Granada of Andalusia, Spain, just left of the babbling stream of the Darro River, sits a majestic structure overlooking the charming city and mystical meadows of La Vega. This palatial fortress and the ...

Author: Charles River Editors

Publisher: Charles River Editors

$98.97

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