Contesting the Crusades / Edition 1

Contesting the Crusades / Edition 1

by Norman Housley
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405111887

ISBN-13: 9781405111881

Pub. Date: 02/21/2006

Publisher: Wiley

In this book Norman Housley, one of the most distinguished historians of the medieval period, provides an introduction to the complex history of crusading.

  • Steers readers through the key debates in this popular area of medieval history.
  • Draws on the author’s 30 years’ experience of crusading scholarship.
  • Issues addressed range from the
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    Overview

    In this book Norman Housley, one of the most distinguished historians of the medieval period, provides an introduction to the complex history of crusading.

  • Steers readers through the key debates in this popular area of medieval history.
  • Draws on the author’s 30 years’ experience of crusading scholarship.
  • Issues addressed range from the definition of ‘crusade’, through the motivation and intentions of the crusaders, to the consequences of the crusades for European society
  • Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9781405111881
    Publisher:
    Wiley
    Publication date:
    02/21/2006
    Series:
    Contesting the Past Series
    Edition description:
    REV
    Pages:
    216
    Product dimensions:
    7.87(w) x 9.84(h) x 0.59(d)

    Table of Contents

    1Defining the crusade1
    2The origins and character of the first crusade24
    3The development of crusading in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries48
    4The intentions and motivations of crusaders75
    5Crusading outside the Latin East in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries99
    6Crusading after 1291122
    7Consequences : the effect of the crusades on the development of Europe and interfaith relations144

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