9780192806550

The Crusades: A Very Short Introduction

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  • ISBN13:

    9780192806550

  • ISBN10:

    0192806556

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/12/2006
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

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Summary

"This Very Short Introduction, originally published as Fighting in Christendom, presents a clear and lively discussion of the Crusades and the debates and the controversies that surround them. Bringing together issues of colonialism, cultural exchange, and economic exploitation, Tyerman challenges our assumptions about the Crusades and encourages us to re-evaluate the relationship between past and present."--BOOK JACKET.

Author Biography

Christopher Tyerman is lecturer in Medieval History at Hertford College and New College, Oxford.

Table of Contents

Definition and Scope
Sources and Perspectives
Holy War
Holy lands
The Business of the Cross Conclusion
Conclusion
Further Reading
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