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A history of the Crusades

Author: Kenneth M Setton
Publisher: Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, 1969-<1989>
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : [2nd ed.]View all editions and formats
The six volumes of A History of the Crusades will stand as the definitive history of the Crusades, spanning five centuries, encompassing Jewish, Moslem, and Christian perspectives, and containing a wealth of information and analysis of the history, politics, economics, and culture of the medieval world.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Setton, Kenneth M. (Kenneth Meyer), 1914-1995.
History of the Crusades.
Madison, University of Wisconsin Press, 1969-<1989>
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth M Setton
ISBN: 0299048349 9780299048341 0299066703 9780299066703 029906820X 9780299068202 0299091406 9780299091408 029910740X 9780299107406 0299107442 9780299107444 0299048411 9780299048419
OCLC Number: 51975
Description: 6 volumes : illustrations, color maps, plates ; 26 cm
Contents: v. 1: The first hundred years --
Western Europe on the eve of the crusades / Sidney Painter --
Conflict in the Mediterranean before the first crusade --
The reconquest of Spain before 1095 / Benjamin W. Wheeler --
The Italian cities and the Arabs before 1095 / Hilmar C. Krueger --
The Norman conquest of Sicily / Robert S. Lopez --
The pilgrimages to Palestine before 1095 / Sir Steven Runciman --
The caliphate and the Arab states / Sir Hamilton A.R. Gibb --
The Ismā'īlites and the assassins / Bernard Lewis --
The Turkish invasion: the Selchükids / Claude Cahen --
The Byzantine Empire in the elevetn century / Peter Charanis --
The Councils of Piacenza and Clermont / Frederic Duncalf --
The First Crusade: Clermont to Constantinople / Frederic Duncalf --
The first crusade: Constantinople to Antioch / Sir Steven Runciman --
The first crusade: Antioch to Ascalon / Sir Steven Runciman --
The crusade of 1101 / James Lea Cate --
The foundation of the Latin states, 1099-1118 / Harold S. Fink --
The growth of the Latin states, 1118-1144 / Robert L. Nicholson --
Zengi and the fall of Edessa / Sir Hamilton A.R. Gibb --
The Second Crusade / Virginia G. Berry --
The career of Nūr-ad-Dīn / Sir Hamilton A.R. Gibb --
The Latin states under Baldwin III and Amalric I, 1143-1174 / Marshall W. Baldwin --
The rise of Saladin, 1169-1189 / Sir Hamilton A.R. Gibb --
The decline and fall of Jerusalem, 1174-1189 / Marshall W. Baldwin --
v. 2: The later crusades, 1189-1311 --
The Norman kingdom of Sicily and the crusades / Helene Wieruszowski --
The Third Crusade: Richard the lionhearted and Philip Augustus / Sidney Painter --
The crusades of Frederick Barbarossa and Henry VI / Edgar N. Johnson --
Byzantium and the crusades, 1081-1204 / Joan M. Hussey --
The Fourth Crusade / Edgar H. McNeal and Robert Lee Wolff --
The Latin Empire of Constantinople, 1204-1261 / Robert Lee Wolff --
The Frankish states in Greece, 1204-1311 / Jean Longnon --
The Albigensian Crusade / Austin P. Evans --
The Children's Crusade / Norman P. Zacour --
The Political Crusades of the thirteenth century / Joseph R. Strayer --
The Fifth Crusade / Thomas C. Van Cleve --
The crusade of Frederick II / Thomas C. Van Cleve --
The crusade of Theobald of Champagne and Richard of Cornwall, 1239-1241 / Sidney Painter --
The crusades of Louis IX / Joseph R. Strayer --
The crusader states,1192-1243 / Mary Nickerson Hardwicke --
The crusader states, 1243-1291 / Sir Steven Runciman --
The kingdom of Cyprus, 1191-1291 / Elizabeth Chapin Furber --
The kingdom of Cilician Armenia / Sirarpie Der Nersessian --
The Turks in Iran and Anatolia before the Mongol invasions / Claude Cahen --
The Aiyūbids / Sir Hamilton A.R. Gibb --
The Mongols and the near East / Claude Cahen --
The Mamluk Sultans to 1293 / Mustafa M. Ziada --
v. 3. The fourteenth and fifteenth centuries / edited by H.W. Hazard --
v. 4. t The art and architecture of the Crusader states /r edited by Harry W. Hazard --
v. 5. The Impact of the Crusades on the Near East --
v. 6 The impact of the Crusades on Europe / r edited by Harry W. Hazard and Norman P. Zacour.
Responsibility: Kenneth M. Setton, general editor.
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