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The Gibraltar crusade : Castile and the battle for the Strait

Author: Joseph F O'Callaghan
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2011.
Series: Middle Ages series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Joseph O'Callaghan offers the first full and authoritative history of the epic battle for control of the Strait of Gibraltar waged by Castile, Morocco, and Granada in the late thirteenth and early fourteenth centuries--a major, but often overlooked chapter in the Christian reconquest of Spain.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Military history
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
O'Callaghan, Joseph F.
Gibraltar crusade.
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2011
(DLC) 2010023080
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph F O'Callaghan
ISBN: 9780812204636 0812204638
OCLC Number: 794925519
Language Note: In English.
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 376 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents: Spain and the Strait of Gibraltar --
Alfonso X's African crusade --
The crusade against the Mudéjars --
The crusade against the Marinids --
Sancho IV and the conquest of Tarifa --
The crusades of Gibraltar, Almaería, and Algeciras --
The early crusades of Alfonso XI's reign --
The loss of Gibraltar and the crusade of Salado --
The crusade of Algeciras and Gibraltar --
Waging the crusade of Gibraltar --
The aftermath : the Strait of Gibraltar to 1492.
Series Title: Middle Ages series.
Responsibility: Joseph F. O'Callaghan.
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"[O'Callaghan] does a superb job of sifting through the chronicles of the Christian and Muslim rulers that provide the foundation for this entire narrative. . . . This very interesting book makes it Read more...

 
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