He was a historian, professor of Medieval History at the Autonomous University of Barcelona, and an expert on Al-Andalus. He was a professor in the United States during the 1960s. He wrote articles in different media, such as L'Avenç, L'Espill and El País.
He published a compilation of his articles in the newspaper El País in the book El país llamado deseo (Ensiola, 2006). In addition, he published two narrative books: El terme de Manacor (Ensiola, 2007) and Trenc d'alba (La Magrana, 2009). With the singer Maria del Mar Bonet, he prepared the version of the work by Anselm Turmeda Cobles per a la divisió del Regne de Mallorca. In 2009, she participated in the discovery of the keys of the last Saracens of Mallorca.
Així sia. Elegies irremeiables (1957)
Sobre Mayurca (1984)
La vida (1984), translation into Spanish of the memoirs of the 16th century Florentine artist Benvenuto Cellini
Les aigües cercades. Els qanat(s) de l'Illa de Mallorca (1986)
En las afueras del Medievalismo (1988)
El país llamado deseo, Ensiola (2006)
El terme de Manacor, Ensiola (2007), articles published in El País
Trenc d'alba, La Magrana (2009)