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The Crusades: the war for the Holy Land

The Crusades: the war for the Holy Land

Asbridge, Thomas S., author

One of the world's foremost authorities on the subject, Thomas Asbridge offers a vivid and penetrating history of the crusades. Drawing upon painstaking original research and an intimate knowledge of the Near East, he uncovers what drove Muslims and Christians alike to embrace the ideals of jihad and crusade, revealing how these holy wars reshaped the medieval world and why they continue to echo in human memory to this day

Paperback, Book. English.
New edition].
All editions (2)
Published London: Simon & Schuster, 2020
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Statement of responsibility: Thomas Asbridge
ISBN: 1471196437, 9781471196430
Intended audience: Specialized.
Note: This edition originally published: 2012.
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Physical Description: xxiv, 767 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (black and white, and colour), maps (black and white) ; 20 cm
Subject: Crusades.; History.