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With breathtaking command of medieval Muslim sources as well as the vast literature on medieval European and Muslim culture, Carole Hillenbrand has produced a book that shows not only how the Crusades were perceived by the Muslims, but how the Crusades affected the Muslim world - militarily, culturally, and psychologically.
|Publisher:||Edinburgh University Press|
|Product dimensions:||7.80(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.70(d)|
|Age Range:||18 Years|
Table of ContentsContents: 1. Prologue; 2. The First Crusade and the Muslims' Initial Reactions to the Coming of the Franks; 3. Jihad in the Perios 493-569/1100-1174; 4. Jihad in the Period from the Death of Nur al-Din until the Fall of Acre (569-690/1174-1291); 5. How the Muslims Saw the Franks: Ethnic and Religious Stereotypes; 6. Aspects of Life in the Levant in the Crusading Period; 7. Armies, Arms, Armour and Fortifications; 8. The Conduct of War; 9. Epilogue: The Heritage of the Crusades