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The Crusades: A History

Author: Riley-Smith, Professor Jonathan (Univers
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Pub Date: 12/01/2023
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
ISBN: 9781350028616
Availability: In Stock
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This fully updated and expanded edition of The Crusades: A History provides an authoritative exploration of one of the most significant topics in medieval and religious history. From the First Crusade right up to the present day, Jonathan Riley-Smith and Susanna Throop investigate the phenomenon of crusading and the crusaders themselves.

Now in its 4th edition, this landmark text includes:

- A new and more balanced book structure with updated terminology designed to help instructors and students alike
- Deliberate incorporation of a wider range of historical perspectives, including Byzantine and Islamic historiographies, crusading against Christians and within Europe, women and gender, and the crusades in the context of Afro-Eurasian history
- A dramatically expanded discussion of crusading from the 16th through to the 21st century
- A fully up-to-date bibliographic essay
- Additional textboxes, maps, and images

The Crusades: A History is the definitive text on the subject for students and scholars alike.

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