Simon Doubleday

Books

Why the Middle Ages Matter

This collection traces back to the medieval period some of the most pressing questions of today, showing why the distant past matters now.

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The Wise King

The story of the thirteenth-century Spanish king Alfonso X, renowned for his sparkling intellect and extraordinary cultural achievements.

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In the Light of Medieval Spain

This book examines the significance of the medieval Spanish past f0r understanding the relationship between "the West" and Islam.

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Border Interrogations

This volume of essays engages with a wide spectrum of Spanish border zones: spaces of negotiation and contestation.

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The Lara Family

For much of the Middle Ages, the Lara family was among the most powerful aristocratic lineages in Spain.

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