Making War In The Name Of God

Making War In The Name Of God

by Christopher Catherwood


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780806527864
Publisher: Kensington
Publication date: 10/01/2008
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Christopher Catherwood teaches history at Cambridge University in England and at the University of Richmond (Virginia). A fellow of the Royal Historical Society, he is the author of several acclaimed books, including Churchill's Folly: How Winston Churchill Created Modern Iraq, A God Divided: Understanding the Differences Between Islam, Christianity, and Judaism, and Whose Side Is God On?

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix
1 Religious War: A Brief Introduction 1
2 The Crusades 24
3 The Islamic Superpower: The Rise and Fall of the Ottoman Empire, 1354-1922 60
4 One King, One Law, One Faith 80
5 The Poetry of Genocide: Celebrating Religious Murder in Verse 130
6 A War on Terror: or, A Case of Continuing Conflict - Life Since 9/11 168 Conclusion 177 Bibliography 195 Index 205

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Moderates will like this book. Those who want their history visceral (such as Christopher Hitchens) will not.