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The Crusades : the authoritative history of the war for the Holy Land, Thomas Asbridge

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The Crusades : the authoritative history of the war for the Holy Land
Title
The Crusades
Title remainder
the authoritative history of the war for the Holy Land
Statement of responsibility
Thomas Asbridge
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Drawing on both European and Arabic sources, a magisterial, narrative history tells the full story of this brutal struggle for dominion of the Holy Land from both the Christian and Muslim perspective for the first time, revealing the full horror, passion, and barbaric grandeur of the Crusades
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338146
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
900
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Target audience
adult
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the authoritative history of the war for the Holy Land
Label
The Crusades : the authoritative history of the war for the Holy Land, Thomas Asbridge
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes a chronology (p. [685])
  • Published in hardcover in 2010
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [687]-742) and index
Contents
The Coming of the Crusades. Holy war, holy land -- Syrian ordeals -- The sacred city -- Creating the crusader states -- Outremer -- Crusading reborn. -- The Response of Islam. Muslim revival -- The light of faith -- The wealth of Egypt -- Heir or usurper -- The Sultan of Islam -- Holy warrior. -- The Trial of Champions. Called to crusade -- The conqueror challenged -- The coming of kings -- Lionheart -- Jerusalem -- Resolution. -- The Struggle for Survival. Rejuvenation -- New paths -- A saint at war. -- Victory in the East. Lion of Egypt -- The Holy Land reclaimed -- Legacy of the crusades
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
[xvi], 767 p.
Isbn
9780060787295
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)641534179
Label
The Crusades : the authoritative history of the war for the Holy Land, Thomas Asbridge
Publication
Note
  • Includes a chronology (p. [685])
  • Published in hardcover in 2010
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [687]-742) and index
Contents
The Coming of the Crusades. Holy war, holy land -- Syrian ordeals -- The sacred city -- Creating the crusader states -- Outremer -- Crusading reborn. -- The Response of Islam. Muslim revival -- The light of faith -- The wealth of Egypt -- Heir or usurper -- The Sultan of Islam -- Holy warrior. -- The Trial of Champions. Called to crusade -- The conqueror challenged -- The coming of kings -- Lionheart -- Jerusalem -- Resolution. -- The Struggle for Survival. Rejuvenation -- New paths -- A saint at war. -- Victory in the East. Lion of Egypt -- The Holy Land reclaimed -- Legacy of the crusades
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
[xvi], 767 p.
Isbn
9780060787295
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)641534179

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