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Title:
The Crusades
Author:
Hindley, Geoffrey.
Personal Author:
Edition:
Revised paperback edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Carroll & Graf Publishers, 2004.

©2003
Physical Description:
xx, 300 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
General Note:
Originally published in the UK by Constable in 2003.
Language:
English
Contents:
Beginnings 632-1095 -- The First Crusade 1095-1099 -- Life and politics in a multicultural world -- The Second Crusade: disaster on the road to Damascus -- Turk and Kurd: heroes of Islam -- Women and an alternative feudalism -- Loss of Jerusalem and the Third Crusade 1187-1192 -- The Fourth Crusade: the Latin conquest of Constantinople and the scandal of Christendom -- Heathen, heretics and children -- Triumphs of an excommunicated emperor -- The failures of a saint -- Acre and after -- Chivalry in action and Nicopolis "The last crusade" -- The lingering decline of a flawed ideal -- Epilogue: The aftermath -- Appendix I: The Popes, from Gregory VII to Sixtus V -- Appendix II: Rulers of the kingdom of Jerusalem -- Appendix III: Ayyubid dynasty-rulers of Egypt -- Appendix IV: Byzantine Emperors at the time of the first Crusades -- Appendix V: Ottoman princes and sultans 1300-1566 -- Appendix VI: Western emperors 1056-1555.
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ISBN:
9780786713448
Format :
Book

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