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Crusades: The Essential Readings

Crusades: The Essential Readings - 02 edition

Crusades: The Essential Readings - 02 edition

ISBN13: 9780631230236

ISBN10: 0631230238

Crusades: The Essential Readings by Thomas F. Madden - ISBN 9780631230236
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Edition: 02
Copyright: 2002
Publisher: Blackwell Publishers
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Crusades: The Essential Readings by Thomas F. Madden - ISBN 9780631230236

ISBN13: 9780631230236

ISBN10: 0631230238

Cover type: Print On Demand
Edition: 02

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Summary

The twelve readings in this volume represent some of the best recent scholarship on the Crusades.

Author Bio

Madden, Thomas F. : Saint Louis University

Thomas F. Madden is Associate Professor of History and Chair at Saint Louis University. He has published numerous studies on the crusades including The Fourth Crusade: The Conquest of Constantinople (1997) and A Concise History of the Crusades (1999).

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments.
Editor's Introduction.
1. Pope Urban II's Preaching of the First Crusade: H. E. J. Cowdrey.
2. Crusading as an Act of Love: Jonathan Riley-Smith.
3. Reconquest and Crusade in Spain, c. 1050-1150: R. A. Fletcher.
4. Crusades Against Christians: Norman Housley.
5. Were There Any Crusades in the Twelfth Century? Christopher J. Tyerman.
6. Medieval Charters as a Source for the History of the Crusades: Giles Constable.
7. Early Crusaders to the East and the Costs of Crusading, 1095-1130: Jonathan Riley-Smith.
8. The Roots of Lay Enthusiasm for the First Crusade: Marcus Bull.
9. Patronage and the Appeal of the First Crusade: John France.
10. Byzantium and the Crusades: Steven Runciman.
11. The Reaction of Syrian Muslims after the Foundation of the First Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem: Nikita Elisséeff.
12. The Subjected Muslims of the Frankish Levant: Benjamin Z. Kedar.
Index.