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The Crusades, c.1071–c.1291

The Crusades, c.1071–c.1291

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  • Date Published: September 1999
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521625661

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  • This book presents a concise, general history of the crusades--whose chief goal was the liberation and preservation of the "holy places" of the Middle East--from the first calls to arms in the later eleventh century to the fall of the last crusader strongholds in Syria and Palestine in 1291. Written by one of the world's great crusader historians, this unique work is the distillation of over forty years' research and contemplation, and the ideal introductory textbook for all students of the crusades.

    • A unique, one-volume history of the crusades from their inception to the fall of Syria and Palestine in 1291
    • Written by one of the world's great crusader historians, and the result of forty years' research and contemplation
    • The ideal introductory textbook for all students of the crusades
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    "[an] erudite, illuminating and interesting...book... Richard's magisterial account deserves a place on the shelves of all who teach the Crusdaes or write about them." Historian

    "Jean Richard's work deserves to be much better known in the English-speaking world. Hist acute appreciation for hte religious as well as economic motives of the Crusaders makes his most recent book especially important." Christian Century

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    • Date Published: September 1999
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521625661
    • length: 536 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 140 x 30 mm
    • weight: 0.73kg
    • contains: 19 maps 4 tables
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    List of maps
    List of genealogical tables
    1. The beginning of the crusades
    2. The crusade of Urban II and Paschal II
    3. The first crusade confronts the east
    4. The Holy Land: a new country overseas
    5. From the first to the second crusade
    6. Between Byzantium and Saladin: the perils of the Latin east
    7. Crusades of reconquest (1188–1205)
    8. The crusade as an institution
    9. War and diplomacy: the rebuilding of the kingdom of Jerusalem
    10. The turning point of 1250
    11. In the Holy Land: a new Frankish society
    12. The crusade and the Mongols
    13. The end of the Frankish Holy Land
    Conclusion
    Appendices
    Chronology.

  • Author

    Jean Richard, Université de Dijon

    Translator

    Jean Birrell

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