I Witness History

I Witness History

Archeologist and professor of history at the University of Houston Frank L. Holt gives voice to objects from the past--some ordinary, some extraordinary--in our popular series, accompanied by illustrations from artist Norman MacDonald. 
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Malika (Queen)

Malika (Queen)

This award-winning series presents six historical female leaders of Muslim dynasties, empires and caliphates: Khayzuran & Zubayda; Radiyya bint Iltutmish; Shajarat Al-Durr; Hurrem Sultan (or Roxolana); Nur Jahan, and Sayyida Al-Hurra. Written by Tom Verde with art by Leonor Solans. 
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Travelers of Al-Andalus

Travelers of Al-Andalus

This six-part, award-winning series is selected and adapted from the original 41-part “El Viajero Histórico,” an idea and production by Ana Carreño Leyva in El Legado Andalusí: Una Nueva Sociedad Mediterránea, the magazine of the Andalusian public foundation El Legado Andalusí, based in Granada, Spain, from 1990 through 2010. The travelers include Ibn Jubayr; Abu Hamid Al-Garnati; Ibn al-Shaykh; Al-Ghazal; Ibn Hazm, and Ibn al-Khatib. Each story has its own author, and all art is by Belen Esturla. 
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