The Gibraltar Crusade: Castile and the Battle for the Strait

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University of Pennsylvania Press, Mar 17, 2011 - History - 392 pages
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Joseph O'Callaghan offers the first full and authoritative history of the epic battle for control of the Strait of Gibraltar waged by Castile, Morocco, and Granada in the late thirteenth and early fourteenth centuries—a major, but often overlooked chapter in the Christian reconquest of Spain.

 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Spain and the Strait of Gibraltar
1
Chapter 2 Alfonso Xs African Crusade
11
Chapter 3 The Crusade Against the Mudéjars
34
Chapter 4 The Crusade Against the Marinids
60
Chapter 5 Sancho IV and the Conquest of Tarifa
88
Chapter 6 The Crusades of Gibraltar Almería and Algeciras
112
Chapter 7 The Early Crusades of Alfonso XIs Reign
137
Chapter 8 The Loss of Gibraltar and the Crusade of Salado
162
Chapter 9 The Crusade of Algeciras and Gibraltar
189
Chapter 10 Waging the Crusade of Gibraltar
218
The Strait of Gibraltar to 1492
256
List of Abbreviations
267
Notes
271
Bibliography
337
Acknowledgments
375
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About the author (2011)

Joseph F. O'Callaghan is Professor Emeritus of Medieval History, Fordham University. He is the author of The Last Crusade in the West and Reconquest and Crusade in Medieval Spain, both available from the University of Pennsylvania Press.

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