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Crusades : the illustrated history

Author: Thomas F Madden; Peter Bently
Publisher: London : Duncan Baird, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
A richly illustrated account of the struggle between Christianity and Islam in the Near East, as well as the Church's campaigns in Europe against heretics and pagans, from southern France to the Baltic.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas F Madden; Peter Bently
ISBN: 1844830403 9781844830404
OCLC Number: 56661820
Description: 224 pages : color illustrations, color maps, color portraits ; 29 cm
Contents: Christendom and the Umma / Alfred J. Andrea --
The First Crusade : "impelled by the love of God" / John France --
The Second Crusade : war cruel and unremitting / John France --
The Third Crusade : a campaign of Europe's e ́lite / Helen Nicholson --
The Fourth Crusade : a tragic misfire / Thomas F. Madden --
Crusades in Europe : infidels, pagans, and heretics / William L. Urban --
The Fifth Crusade to 1291 : the loss of the Holy Land / James M. Powell --
The last Crusades : the Ottoman threat / Jonathan Harris --
The legacy of the crusades / Carole Hillenbrand.
Responsibility: general editor: Thomas F. Madden. ; [editor: Peter Bently].


Authoritative historical survey written in an accessible style by a team of academically-qualified specialists. It not only provides a chronological narrative of all the major campaigns but also  Read more...


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