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Title:
God wills it! : an illustrated history of the Crusades.
Author:
Bartlett, W. B.
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Publication Information:
Stroud : Sutton, 1999.
Physical Description:
274 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Language:
English
Subject Term:
ISBN:
9780750918800
Format :
Book

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Central Library D157 .B37 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

Summary

A narrative history of the Crusades, relating the whole dramatic history of the movement which throughout much of the Middle Ages sought to establish Christianity in the place of its birth.


Author Notes

W.B. Bartlett has had a lifelong fascination with the history of the crusades. He lives in Bournemouth, Dorset


Table of Contents

List of Illustrations and Mapsp. vii
List of Colour Platesp. x
Picture Creditsp. xi
Introductionp. ix
1 The Catalystp. 1
2 The Christian Worldp. 6
3 Islam and the Eastp. 19
4 The Call to Armsp. 26
5 The Warlords Departp. 39
6 An Act of Faithp. 51
7 Weighed in the Balancep. 60
8 Jerusalem the Goldenp. 70
9 The New Kingdomp. 81
10 Triumphs and Disastersp. 90
11 Consolidationp. 100
12 Signs of Strainp. 110
13 Counter-attackp. 119
14 An Ill Windp. 129
15 The Crescent Ascendantp. 139
16 Towards Disasterp. 148
17 Death and Resurrectionp. 159
18 Playing for Timep. 168
19 A Ray of Hopep. 178
20 Breathing Spacep. 188
21 The Death of Idealismp. 199
22 Debacle on the Nilep. 211
23 The Heretic Emperorp. 221
24 A Nation Dividedp. 230
25 The Last Hopep. 240
26 Twilightp. 250
27 Armageddonp. 258
Bibliographyp. 268
Indexp. 271

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