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Published: 13 October 2005

184 Pages | numerous maps and halftones


ISBN: 9780192806550

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The Crusades: A Very Short Introduction

Christopher Tyerman

Very Short Introductions

  • A concise study of one of the most extraordinary and dramatic periods in world history
  • Considers the effects of the Crusades on ordinary life in Western Europe and the parts played by ordinary men and women in the conflict
  • Explores the appropriation of the term 'Crusade' for contemporary political ends