The Crusades: The Authoritative History of the War for the Holy Land

ISBN9780060787295
PublisherHarper Collins Publishers
PublishedMarch 1, 2011
Pages784
AuthorThomas Asbridge
FormatPAPERBACK
Weight0.6 Kg.
Height8.0 in.
Width5.3 in.
Depth1.3 in.

The Crusades: The Authoritative History of the War for the Holy Land

Thomas Asbridge

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March 1, 2011

The Crusades is an authoritative, accessible single-volume history of the brutal struggle for the Holy Land in the Middle Ages. Thomas Asbridge—a renowned historian who writes with “maximum vividness” (Joan Acocella, The New Yorker)—covers the years 1095 to 1291 in this  big, ambitious, readable account of one of the most fascinating periods in history. From Richard the Lionheart to the mighty Saladin, from the emperors of Byzantium to the Knights Templar, Asbridge’s book is a magnificent epic of Holy War between the Christian and Islamic worlds, full of adventure, intrigue, and sweeping grandeur.

Buy The Crusades: The Authoritative History of the War for the Holy Land by Thomas Asbridge at Fully Booked online and at Fully Booked branches in the Philippines.

The Crusades: The Authoritative History of the War for the Holy Land

Thomas Asbridge

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ISBN9780060787295
PublisherHarper Collins Publishers
PublishedMarch 1, 2011
Pages784
AuthorThomas Asbridge
FormatPAPERBACK
Weight0.6 Kg.
Height8.0 in.
Width5.3 in.
Depth1.3 in.

Synopsis

The Crusades is an authoritative, accessible single-volume history of the brutal struggle for the Holy Land in the Middle Ages. Thomas Asbridge—a renowned historian who writes with “maximum vividness” (Joan Acocella, The New Yorker)—covers the years 1095 to 1291 in this  big, ambitious, readable account of one of the most fascinating periods in history. From Richard the Lionheart to the mighty Saladin, from the emperors of Byzantium to the Knights Templar, Asbridge’s book is a magnificent epic of Holy War between the Christian and Islamic worlds, full of adventure, intrigue, and sweeping grandeur.

Buy The Crusades: The Authoritative History of the War for the Holy Land by Thomas Asbridge at Fully Booked online and at Fully Booked branches in the Philippines.

Editorial Reviews

“A truly comprehensive history of holy war in the Holy Land. Emphasizing the dramatic Third Crusade and its heroic antagonists, Richard the Lionheart and Saladin, the narrative reads like an adventure story, albeit one that is both factual and instructive.”

– Publishers Weekly