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The crusades : a history

The crusades : a history

Author: Jonathan Simon Christopher Riley-Smith
Publisher: London : Continuum, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats

A fully revised and updated second edition of this exemplary and authoritative account of the history of the Crusades The Crusades: A History is a comprehensive, single-volume history of the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Simon Christopher Riley-Smith
ISBN: 9780826472700 0826472699 9780826472694 0826472702
OCLC Number: 1012720097
Notes: Previous edition: London: Athlone, 1987.
Description: 384 pages
Contents: Maps Preface to Second Edition Preface to First Edition Introduction 1. The Birth of the Crusading Movement: The Preaching of the First Crusade 2. The Course of the First Crusade 3. The Holy Places and the Catholic Patriarchates of Jerusalem and Antioch 4. Settlement, Government and Defence of the Latin East, 1097-1187 5. Crusading in Adolescence, 1102-1187 6. Crusading Comes of Age, 1187-1229 7. Crusading in Maturity, 1229-c.1291 8. The Latin East, 1192-c.1291 9. The Variety of Crusading, c.1291-1523 10. The Old Age and Death of the Crusading Movement, 1523-1798 Afterword Bibliography
Responsibility: Jonathan Riley-Smith.


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"'When it was first published in 1987, Jonathan Riley-Smith's The Crusades was acclaimed as the most comprehensive and authoritative survey of the crusading movement written by a British historian. Read more...

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