The Crusades: A History, Paperback Book


The Crusades: A History is the definitive account of a key topic in medieval and religious history.

Jonathan Riley-Smith, a world authority on the subject, explores the organisation of a crusade, the experience of crusading and the crusaders themselves, producing a textbook that is as accessible as it is comprehensive. This exciting new third edition includes:- Substantial new material on crusade theory, historiography and translated texts- An expanded scope that extends the text to cover the decline of crusading in the nineteenth century- Valuable pedagogical features, such as a revised bibliography, maps, illustrations and a brand new chronologyThis book is essential reading for all students and scholars seeking to understand the Crusades and their significance in world history.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 448 pages, 24 illus
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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  • Category: Early history: c 500 to c 1450/1500
  • ISBN: 9781472513519



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