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By Amar S. Baadj

In Saladin, the Almohads and the Banū Ghāniya, Amar Baadj supplies us the 1st entire, glossy examine of a desirable yet little-known episode within the heritage of the medieval Mediterranean. this can be the tale of the lengthy fight among the Almohad caliphs of the Maghrib, the Banū Ghāniya of Majorca, and the Ayyubids for dominance of North Africa.

The writer uses very important textual assets which were overlooked in addition to new archaeological proof to problem a few of the uncomplicated assumptions concerning the occasions in query. He additionally effectively locations those occasions of their wider temporal and geographical context for the 1st time.

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