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The Resource The Crusades : the authoritative history of the war for the Holy Land, Thomas Asbridge

The Crusades : the authoritative history of the war for the Holy Land, Thomas Asbridge

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The Crusades : the authoritative history of the war for the Holy Land
Title
The Crusades
Title remainder
the authoritative history of the war for the Holy Land
Statement of responsibility
Thomas Asbridge
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Drawing on painstaking original research and an intimate knowledge of the Near East, Thomas Asbridge uncovers what drove Muslims and Christians alike to embrace the ideals of "jihad" and crusade, revealing how these holy wars reshaped the medieval world and why they continue to influence events today
Summary
Drawing on both European and Arabic sources, a magisterial, narrative history tells the full story of this brutal struggle for dominion of the Holy Land from both the Christian and Muslim perspective for the first time, revealing the full horror, passion, and barbaric grandeur of the Crusades
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338146
Cataloging source
UPZ
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Asbridge, Thomas S
Dewey number
909.07
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Crusades
  • Religion and civilization
  • Christianity and other religions
  • Civilization, Medieval
  • Religious tolerance
  • Aggressiveness
  • Crusades
  • Christianity and other religions
  • Church history
  • Islamic Empire
  • Europe
  • Europe
  • Middle East
  • Middle East
  • Europe
Target audience
adult
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the authoritative history of the war for the Holy Land
Label
The Crusades : the authoritative history of the war for the Holy Land, Thomas Asbridge
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Publication
Copyright
Note
First published in Great Britain in 2010 by Simon & Schuster UK Ltd
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [687]-742) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The coming of the Crusades -- The response of Islam -- The trail of champions -- The struggle for survival -- Victory in the East -- Conclusion
Control code
776149
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
767 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780060787288
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780060787288
  • (OCoLC)525318942
Label
The Crusades : the authoritative history of the war for the Holy Land, Thomas Asbridge
Publication
Copyright
Note
First published in Great Britain in 2010 by Simon & Schuster UK Ltd
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [687]-742) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The coming of the Crusades -- The response of Islam -- The trail of champions -- The struggle for survival -- Victory in the East -- Conclusion
Control code
776149
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
767 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780060787288
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780060787288
  • (OCoLC)525318942

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