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Crusades, 1095-1204

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ISBN-10: 1405872934

ISBN-13: 9781405872935

Edition: 2nd 2014 (Revised)

Authors: Jonathan Phillips

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The crusades are an area of medieval history that continues to fascinate modern audiences. This is the first true introduction to the crusades that provides a balanced, comprehensive overview aimed specifically at students.Jonathan Phillips outlines the key events and issues in the history of the crusades to the Holy Land down to the end of the 12th century. The work covers the history of the crusades from the origins of the First Crusade to the impact of these campaigns on the Eastern Mediterranean and follows the response to the crusades through the rise of the jihad.
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Book details

List price: $36.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 5/19/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 294
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

List of illustrations
Who's Who
Genealogies of the Rulers of Jerusalem and Antioch
The First Crusade
The early decades of the Latin East c. 1097- c. 1152: Establishment and consolidation
The challenges of a new land: Frankish rule and settlement
The military orders
The Second Crusade
Warfare, strategy and castles in the Levant
The aftermath of the Second Crusade: Recovery and expansion
The Frankish rulers of the Levant: Power and succession, c. 1100-74
Religious life and pilgrimage in the Levant
The reign of Baldwin IV, the Leper-King, the rise of Saladin
The Third Crusade and beyond
The Fourth Crusade and the Sack of Constantinople
Conclusion: The impact of the Crusades