The Crusades

The Crusades

The Authoritative History Of The War For The Holy Land

Book - 2010
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Drawing on painstaking original research and an intimate knowledge of the Near East, Thomas Asbridge uncovers what drove Muslims and Christians alike to embrace the ideals of "jihad" and crusade, revealing how these holy wars reshaped the medieval world and why they continue to influence events today.
Publisher: New York : Ecco Press, c2010.
Edition: 1st U.S. ed.
ISBN: 9780060787288
0060787287
Characteristics: 767 p., [16] p. of plates : col. ill., maps ; 24 cm.

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jcamp0
Dec 26, 2016

That's "Muslim."

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recrawley57
Oct 25, 2016

The book is very well written and easy to read for a history book. It is somewhat surprising to read how, like now, the region was highly fragmented. Even back in the 11 and 12th centuries the moslem world was split.

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