The Invention of the Crusades / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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- University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division
Christopher Tyerman questions the very nature of our belief in the Crusades, showing how historians writing more than a century after the First Crusade retrospectively invented the idea of the 'Crusade.'
|Publisher:||University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)|
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Table of Contents
Introduction.- Were there any Crusades in the Twelfth Century?.- Definition and Diffusion.- Proteus Unbound: Crusading Historiography.- Select Secondary Bibliography.- Select Primary .- Bibliography.- Index.
What People are Saying About This
The Invention of the Crusades is a stimulating and provocative book, with a useful survey of how the Crusades have been regarded from the eleventh century to the present day.' - Alastair Hamilton, The Heythrop Journal
'This is a stimulating and impressive book that anyone involved in the study and writing of history should read.' - K.S.B. Keats-Rohan, English Historical Review