The Crusades: A History
The Crusades: A History is a comprehensive, single-volume history of the Crusades, from their beginnings in the eleventh century through to their decline and eventual ending at the close of the eighteenth century. As well as providing an account of the major Crusades, the book describes the organization of a Crusade, the experience of crusading and the Crusaders themselves.
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Review: The Crusades: A History (Yale Nota Bene)User Review - Kyle - Goodreads
Great prose, and a great overview of a long and complex issue by a man who is often considered the world's foremost expert on the subject. Read full review
Review: The Crusades: A History (Yale Nota Bene)User Review - Shonda Wilson - Goodreads
Concise look at the European crusades against Islam and European heretics including the Cathars and Eastern European pagan tribes. Read full review