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Contesting the Crusades / Edition 1

Contesting the Crusades / Edition 1

by Norman Housley
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405111895

ISBN-13: 9781405111898

Pub. Date: 03/06/2006

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

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:
9781405111898
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/06/2006
Series:
Contesting the Past Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
216
Sales rank:
982,510
Product dimensions:
6.05(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Abbreviations.

Acknowledgements.

Chronology.

1. Defining the Crusade.

2. The Origins and Character of the First Crusade.

3. The Development of Crusading in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries.

4. The Intentions and Motivations of Crusaders.

5. Crusading Outside the Latin East in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries.

6. Crusading After 1291.

7. Consequences: The Effect of the Crusades on the Development of Europe and on Relations Between Catholic Christianity and other Faiths.

Index

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