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  • Secrets of the Knights Templar
    Secrets of the Knights Templar (English, Paperback) Susie Hodge

    An investigation into the myths surrounding the Knights Templar.

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  • The First Crusade
    The First Crusade (Paperback) Peter Frankopan

    1 bestseller The Silk Roads: A New History of the WorldThe First Crusade is one of the best-known and most written-about events in history but in this new book Dr Peter Frankopan asks vital questions that have never been posed before.

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  • The Crusades
    The Crusades (English, Paperback) Thomas Asbridge

    An astonishingly assured, convincing and gripping one-volume history of the Crusades to the Holy Land

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  • Templar Heresy
    Templar Heresy (English, Paperback) James Wasserman, Keith Stump

    A tale of initiation, adventure, and romance set within the medieval Crusades

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  • Saladin
    Saladin (English, Paperback) Geoffrey Hindley

    The extraordinary character and career of Saladin are the keys to understanding the Battle of Hattin, the fall of Jerusalem and the failure of the Third Crusade. He united warring Muslim lands, reconquered the bulk of Crusader states and faced the Richard the Lion Heart, king of England, in one of the most famous confrontations in medieval warfare. Geoffrey Hindley's sympathetic and highly...

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  • Chronicles of the Crusades
    Chronicles of the Crusades (English, Paperback) sire de Jean Joinville, Geoffroi de Villehardouin

    In the first years of the thirteenth century Villehardouin served as an envoy in the Fourth Crusade. Half a century later, Joinville accompanied the French king, Louis IX, on crusade to Egypt and the Near East. This book offers narratives of these campaigns and provides insights into the characters and beliefs of the crusaders.

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  • Templar Knight vs Mamluk Warrior
    Templar Knight vs Mamluk Warrior (English, Paperback) David Campbell, Johnny Shumate

    The Knights Templar were the most famous and formidable of all the Western Christian military orders, whilst the Mamluks were a slave caste whose fighting prowess had elevated them to the point of holding real political clout. This book tells the story of three key engagements from the Fifth Crusade to the Seventh Crusade.

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  • The Crusader States
    The Crusader States (English, Paperback) Malcolm Barber

    When the armies of the First Crusade wrested Jerusalem from control of the Fatimids of Egypt in 1099, they believed their victory was an evident sign of God's favour. This book is devoted to the resulting settlements, that developed around the eastern shores of the Mediterranean and survived until Richard the Lionheart's departure in 1192.

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  • Enquiring History: The Crusades: Conflict and Controversy, 1095-1291
    Enquiring History: The Crusades: Conflict and Controversy, 1095-1291 (English, Paperback) Michael Riley, Jamie Byrom

    Think more deeply and work more independently at A level History through a carefully thought-out enquiry approach from SHP.

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  • The Crusades
    The Crusades (English, Paperback) Andrew Jotischky

    Discover the wars that first polarised Islamic and Christian civilisations

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  • The Crusades, Christianity, and Islam
    The Crusades, Christianity, and Islam (English, Paperback) Professor Jonathan Riley-Smith

    The Crusades were penitential war-pilgrimages fought in the Levant and the eastern Mediterranean, as well as in North Africa, Spain, Portugal, Poland, Hungary, the Balkans, the Baltic region, and Western Europe. Beginning in the eleventh century and ending as late as the eighteenth, these holy wars were waged against Muslims and other enemies of the Church, enlisting generations of laymen and laywomen to fight for the sake of Christendom.Crusading features prominently in today's religio-political hostilities, yet the language and imagery of nineteenth-century European imperialism has deeply distorted the perceptions of these wars. With this book, Jonathan Riley-Smith returns to the actual story of the Crusades, explaining why and where they were fought and how their narratives and symbolism became embedded in popular Catholic thought and devotional life. From this history, Riley-Smith traces the legacy of the Crusades into modern times, specifically, in the attitudes of European imperialists and colonialists and in the beliefs of twentieth-century Muslims. These depictions have profoundly influenced contemporary Western opinion, as well as Muslim attitudes toward their past and present. Whether regarded as a valid expression of Christianity's divine enterprise or condemned as a weapon of empire, crusading has served as a powerful rhetorical tool for centuries. Riley-Smith explains the formation and purpose of crusading imagery, providing crucial insight into the preoccupations of Islamist jihadis and the character of Western discourse on the Middle East.

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  • Deus Vult
    Deus Vult (English, Paperback) Jem Duducu

    A new and accessible history of the crusades, covering the nine Middle-Eastern crusades along with the less-well-known European ones

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  • The Crusades Classic Histories Series
    The Crusades Classic Histories Series (English, Paperback) Malcolm Billings

    In 1095 Pope Urban II granted absolution to anyone who would fight to reclaim the Holy Land.

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  • Crusader Archaeology
    Crusader Archaeology (English, Hardback) Adrian J. Boas

    This new edition of Crusader Archaeology updates, with recent excavation results and research, the only detailed study of the material culture of the Crusades in Israel, Cyprus, Syria and Jordan. It examines what life was like for the Crusaders in their territory and how they were influenced by their new-found neighbours. Chapters discuss: urban and rural settlements, surveying agriculture,...

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  • Encountering Islam on the First Crusade
    Encountering Islam on the First Crusade (English, Hardback) Nicholas Morton

    A fundamental reassessment of Christian/Islamic relations during the First Crusade, combating its representation as an inter-faith clash of civilizations.

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  • Muslims and Crusaders
    Muslims and Crusaders (English, Paperback) Niall Christie

    Muslims and Crusaders supplements and counterbalances the numerous books that tell the story of the crusading period from the European point of view, enabling readers to achieve a broader and more complete perspective on the period. It presents the Crusades from the perspective of those against whom they were waged, the Muslim peoples of the Levant. The book introduces the reader to the most...

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  • The Liberation of Jerusalem
    The Liberation of Jerusalem (English, Paperback) Torquato Tasso

    Tasso's epic poem concerns the capture of Jerusalem by the Crusaders in 1099, and combines the theme of war with romantic and magical tales of love between pagan and Christian. This is the first modern translation that faithfully reflects the sense and verse form of Tasso's hugely infuential masterpiece.

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  • Remembering the Crusades and Crusading
    Remembering the Crusades and Crusading (English, Paperback) Megan Cassidy-Welch

    "Remembering the Crusades and Crusading examines the diverse contexts in which crusading was memorialised and commemorated in the medieval world and beyond. The collection not only shows how the crusades were commemorated in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, but also considers the longer-term remembrance of the crusades into the modern era. This collection is divided into three sections, the...

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  • The Knights Hospitaller
    The Knights Hospitaller (English, Hardback) John Carr

    Traces the military history of the Knights of St John from its origins in the Crusades to their defeat by Napoleon Bonaparte in 1798.

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  • The Last Crusade
    The Last Crusade (English, Paperback) Warren H. Carroll

    Why be satisfied with leftist propaganda on the Spanish Civil War? Carroll's treatment of the events of 1936 is singular in Anglo-American scholarship for seeing the conflict for what is truly was: a death struggle against the Christian faith and a war against Christian civilization in Europe. This outstanding work of scholarship illustrates the phenomenon of the traditionalist as revisionist: the distortions of decades of Marxist historiography are overturned in Carroll's narration of the bloody struggle to preserve Western civilization in the heart of 20th century Europe.

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