Journals Higher Education



Published: 28 March 2002

478 Pages | 16pp halftone plates


ISBN: 9780192803122

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The Oxford History of the Crusades

Edited by Jonathan Riley-Smith

  • Written by a team of leading scholars, headed by Jonathan Riley-Smith, a well-known and distinguished expert in the field
  • The only volume to trace the complete history of the Crusades from the First Crusade in 1095 to their legacy in the modern world
  • A series of finely crafted and succinct essays that can be read as separate theses or as part of the overall volume
  • Succeeds in conveying the excitement and intrigue surrounding this developing subject
  • Discusses the legacy of crusading ideas today in organistaions such as the Freemasons
  • Covers art and architecture as well as history