The Crusaders

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Ignatius Press, 2003 - Religion - 354 pages
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User Review  - ♥ Ibrahim ♥ - Goodreads

As people of the Middle East, we have perfected the game of the "living martyr" (Look at what you did to me, poor me!) complex in that when my Muslim great, great grandfathers bullied the Christian ... Read full review

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A balanced and informative book about the Crusades, more about the people of the time, their lives, and the impact of the Crusades on them. Worth reading, if you like the subject! Read full review

Contents

Translators Preface
9
Nonviolence and Nonresistance
19
The Pope of the First Crusade
29
The Poor
44
The Barons
59
The Churchmen
93
The Women
109
The Grain and the Chaff
126
The Kings and the Merchants
231
The Coronation of an Emperor
241
The Temptation of Egypt
252
The Monk and the Sultan
263
The Crusader without Faith
274
The Perfect Crusader
294
The Last Act
323
The Planner and the Saint
332

The Organization of the Conquest
145
The Engineers and the Builders
180
Finance and Propaganda
202

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About the author (2003)

Regine Pernoud est une historienne, medieviste et archiviste francaise nee en 1909. Docteur es lettres, diplomee de l'Ecole des Chartes et de l'Ecole du Louvre, elle a ete conservateur au musee de Reims, au musee de l'Histoire de France, aux Archives nationales ainsi qu'au Centre Jeanne d'Arc d'Orleans qu'elle fonde en 1974 a la demande d'Andre Malraux. Regine Pernoud a mene une uvre d'historienne medieviste et a egalement publie des ouvrages notoires de vulgarisation historique. L'Academie francaise l'a recompensee pour l'ensemble de son oeuvre en 1997.

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