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The First Crusade A New History (Paperback)

Author:  Thomas Asbridge
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0195189051
ISBN-13: 9780195189056
Sku: 31211838
Publish Date: 4/10/2007
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 9.25H x 6L x 1.3T
Pages:  408
Age Range:  NA
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A history of the First Crusade provides an account of the three-year expedition to the Holy Land, describing the mobilization of the crusaders in Europe, the journey to Constantinople and the Middle East, their struggle against Muslim armies, and the impact of the crusade on the relationship between Islam and the West. *Author: Asbridge, Thomas *Subtitle: A New History *Publication Date: 2005/09/29 *Number of Pages: 408 *Binding Type: Paperback *Language: English *Depth: 1.30 *Width: 6.00 *Height: 9.25
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A history of the First Crusade provides an account of the three-year expedition to the Holy Land, describing the mobilization of the crusaders in Europe, the journey to Constantinople and the Middle East, their struggle against Muslim armies, and the impact of the crusade on the relationship between Islam and the West.

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Literary Review
"Thoroughly documented and academically respectable....[an] admirable example of narrative history written with the general reader in mind." - Alan Massie April 2004

Ruminator Review
"Professor Asbridge's book is rare and special--accessible, scholarly and as relevant as today's headlines." - Martin Schmutterer September/October 2004

New York Times Book Review
"Asbridge's book gives exactly the sort of fast-flowing narrative the story demands. He writes clearly and vigorously, with a fine eye for telling detail." - Hugh Kennedy 04/03/2005

Times Literary Supplement
"[Asbridge's] brisk and skilfully constructed narrative makes effective use of the picturesque detail in which his sources abound." - R.I. Moore 10/01/2004

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Product attributeBook Format:   Paperback
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0408
Product attributePublisher:   Oxford University Press
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