Blood and Faith The Purging of Muslim Spain 1492 1614 Ñ MOBI gsagency.co

In 1609 the entire Muslim population of Spain was given three days to leave Spanish territory or else be killed In a brutal and traumatic exodus entire families were forced to abandon the homes and villages where they had lived for generations In just five years Muslim Spain had effectively ceased to exist an estimated 300000 Muslims had been removed from Spanish territory making it what was then the largest act of ethnic cleansing in European historyBlood and Faith is a riveting chronicle of this virtually unknown episode set against the vivid historical backdrop of Muslim Spain It offers a remarkable window onto a little known period in modern Europe a rich and complex tale of competing faiths and beliefs of cultural oppression and resistance against overwhelming oddsIn 1609 the entire Muslim population of Spain was given three days to leave Spanish territory or else be killed In a brutal and traumatic exodus entire families were forced to abandon the homes and villages where they had lived for generations In just five years Muslim Spain had effectively ceased to exist an estimated 300000 Muslims had been removed from Spanish territory making it what was then the largest act of ethnic cleansing in European historyBlood and Faith is a riveting chronicle of this virtually unknown episode set against the vivid historical backdrop of Muslim Spain It offers a remarkable window onto a little known period in modern Europe a rich and complex tale of competing faiths and beliefs of cultural oppression and resistance against overwhelming oddsIn 1609 the entire Muslim population of Spain was given three days to leave Spanish territory or else be killed In a brutal and traumatic exodus entire families were forced to abandon the homes and villages where they had lived for generations In just five years Muslim Spain had effectively ceased to exist an estimated 300000 Muslims had been removed from Spanish territory making it what was then the largest act of ethnic cleansing in European historyBlood and Faith is a riveting chronicle of this virtually unknown episode set against the vivid historical backdrop of Muslim Spain It offers a remarkable window onto a little known period in modern Europe a rich and complex tale of competing faiths and beliefs of cultural oppression and resistance against overwhelming odds