A comprehensive history of the Crusades profiles the major figures of the era, including Richard the Lionheart, Salladin, and Saint Louis IX, in an informative text that examines the historic origins of the continuing conflict between the world of Islam and Christian Europe and America.
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PART TWO THE FIRST CRUSADE
PART THREE THE LATER CRUSADES
PART FOUR GOING ON CRUSADE
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