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The Crusades (Essential Histories) by David Nicolle

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: c 500 to c 1500,
  • British & Irish history: c 500 to c 1000,
  • World history: c 500 to C 1500,
  • Military - General,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Military,
  • British Isles,
  • Europe,
  • Israel,
  • History / General

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages100
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9722196M
ISBN 101579583547
ISBN 109781579583545

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The second edition of The Crusades, for long standard work on the subject, has been extensively rewritten to take account of the latest research and new interpretations. Crusading was a central theme in the early medieval European history, and the book covers all the expeditoins which took place between the First Crusade Pages: Internet Medieval Sourcebook. Selected Sources: The Crusades. The First Crusade. Urban II's Speech, Attacks on the Jews. The Journeys and Battles of the Crusade. The Historians of the First Crusade. The Kingdom of Jerusalem. Christian Muslim Interaction. The Crusader Orders. Teutonic Knights. The Second Crusade . The Crusades were a series of religious wars initiated, supported, and sometimes directed by the Latin Church in the medieval term refers especially to the Eastern Mediterranean . For readers interested in the Middle Ages, military history, the history of religion, and postcolonial studies, The Crusades opens a window onto a conflict we have only viewed from one side. The Crusades 4/5(2).

Crusades (krōō´sādz), series of wars undertaken by European Christians between the 11th and 14th cent. to recover the Holy Land from the Muslims. First Crusade Origins In the 7th cent., . About The Crusades Controversy (Paperback) This short book, written by medieval historian Thomas Madden, offers a fresh perspective on the Crusades. He refutes the commonly held beliefs that the Crusades .   The Crusades is an authoritative, accessible single-volume history of the brutal struggle for the Holy Land in the Middle Asbridge—a renowned historian who /5(38). The Crusades of the Middle Ages were fought by Latin Christians against peoples who they believed were threatening the existence of their Christian faith. Some of these campaigns /5(2).