Stealing from the Saracens: How Islamic Architecture Shaped Europe

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  • ISBN: 1787383059
  • Author: Diana Darke
  • Publisher: C Hurst & Co Publishers Ltd
  • Genre: Arts & Photography
  • Date: 20 Aug. 2020
  • Pages: 328
  • Language: English

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Against a backdrop of Islamophobia, Europeans are increasingly airbrushing from history their cultural debt to the Muslim world. But this legacy lives on in some of Europe’s most recognisable buildings, from Notre-Dame Cathedral to the Houses of Parliament. This beautifully illustrated book reveals the Ar…