The Crusades

The Crusades

A History

Book - 2014
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The Crusades: A History is the definitive account of a key topic in medieval and religious history. Jonathan Riley-Smith, a world authority on the subject, explores the organisation of a crusade, the experience of crusading and the crusaders themselves, producing a textbook that is as accessible as it is comprehensive. This exciting new third edition includes: - Substantial new material on crusade theory, historiography and translated texts - An expanded scope that extends the text to cover the decline of crusading in the nineteenth century - Valuable pedagogical features, such as a revised bibliography, maps, illustrations and a brand new chronology This book is essential reading for all students and scholars seeking to understand the Crusades and their significance in world history.
Publisher: London ; New York : Bloomsbury Academic, 2014
Edition: Third edition
ISBN: 9781472513519
1472513517
9781472512543
1472512545
Characteristics: xix, 412 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm

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