The Crusades

The Authoritative History of the War for the Holy Land

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  • 0061981362
  • 9780060787295
  • 9780061981364

The Crusades is an authoritative, accessible single-volume history of the brutal struggle for the Holy Land in the Middle Ages. Thomas Asbridge—a renowned historian who writes with “maximum vividness” (Joan Acocella, The New Yorker)—covers the years 1095 to 1291 in this  big, ambitious, readable account of one of the most fascinating periods in history. From Richard the Lionheart to the mighty Saladin, from the emperors of Byzantium to the Knights Templar, Asbridge’s book is a magnificent epic of Holy War between the Christian and Islamic worlds, full of adventure, intrigue, and sweeping grandeur.

  • HarperCollins; March 2010
  • ISBN: 9780061981364
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  • Title: The Crusades
  • Author: Thomas Asbridge
  • Imprint: HarperCollins e-books
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 0061981362
  • 9780060787295
  • 9780061981364

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“Brilliant, authoritative, and accessible, Thomas Asbridge’s THE CRUSADES is a must read. Asbridge balances impeccable scholarship with a gifted storyteller’s engaging voice. He vividly portrays the driving forces and personalities, the perspectives of Christians and Muslims, and the legacy of the Crusades in Christian and Muslim history and imagination.”

Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 0061981362
  • 9780060787295
  • 9780061981364