The Crusades : Failed Holy Wars (History's Great Defeats)

The Crusades : Failed Holy Wars (History's Great Defeats)

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  • 製本 Library, hard cover book:図書館用装丁強化版/ページ数 112 p.
  • 言語 ENG,ENG
  • 商品コード 9781560069997
  • DDC分類 909.07

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Although the First Crusade began more than nine hundred years ago, Christianity's holy wars against Islam still affect the way these two groups view each other today. This book explores reasons the Crusades failed and the modern-day legacy of the crusading movement.

Table of Contents

Foreword                                           6  (2)
Introduction The Soldiers of Christ 8 (4)
The Crusading Movement 12 (12)
The Doomed Armies of the Crusades 24 (15)
A Loss of Popular Support 39 (17)
An Organizational Nightmare 56 (15)
The Final Defeat 71 (16)
Epilogue The Results of the Crusades 87 (4)
Notes 91 (3)
Chronology 94 (3)
Glossary 97 (3)
For Further Reading 100(2)
Works Consulted 102(3)
Index 105(6)
Picture Credits 111(1)
About the Author 112