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The Crusades : An Epitome
by Susanna A. Throop


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This sweeping yet succinct new survey introduces readers to the history of the crusades from the eleventh to the twenty-first century. By synthesizing a variety of historical perspectives, the book deliberately locates crusading in the broader history of the Mediterranean, moving away from approaches focused primarily on narrating the deeds of a small section of the Latin Christian elite to explore the rich and contested complexity of crusade history.  Read more...


 
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Overview

This sweeping yet succinct new survey introduces readers to the history of the crusades from the eleventh to the twenty-first century. By synthesizing a variety of historical perspectives, the book deliberately locates crusading in the broader history of the Mediterranean, moving away from approaches focused primarily on narrating the deeds of a small section of the Latin Christian elite to explore the rich and contested complexity of crusade history.

Table of Contents

Introduction: What Were the Crusades? 1) Connections and Conflicts in the Eleventh-Century Mediterranean 2) Constructing the First Crusade: Contexts, Events, and Reactions 3) Shifting Ground: Crusading and the Twelfth-Century Mediterranean 4) Allies and Adversaries: Crusading Culture and Intra-Christian Crusades 5) Changing Circumstances: Crusading in the Thirteenth Century 6) Towards Christian Nationalism: Crusading into the Early Modern Period 7) Conclusion: Have the Crusades Ended?



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  • ISBN-13: 9781912801022
  • ISBN-10: 1912801027
  • Publisher: Kismet Press Llp
  • Publish Date: December 2018
  • Page Count: 216
  • Dimensions: 7.01 x 4.37 x 0.46 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.37 pounds

Series: Epitomes #1

Related Categories

Books > History > Europe - Medieval
Books > Religion > Christianity - History
Books > History > Middle East - Israel & Palestine

 
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