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Exotic Nation

Barbara Fuchs examines the paradoxes in the construction of Spain in relation to its Moorish heritage through an analysis of Spanish literature, costume, language, architecture, and chivalric practices from 1492 to 1609.

Exotic Nation
Maurophilia and the Construction of Early Modern Spain

Barbara Fuchs

2009 | 208 pages | Cloth $45.00 | Paper $24.95
Literature / Cultural Studies
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Table of Contents

1. The Quotidian and the Exotic
2. In Memory of Moors: History, Maurophilia, and the Built Vernacular
3. The Moorish Fashion
4. Playing the Moor
5. The Spanish Race
Postscript Moorish Commonplaces

Notes
Bibliography
Index

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