Fighting for the Faith : The Many Fronts of Crusade and Jihad, 1000-1500 AD

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  • Copyright: 2008-04-28
  • Publisher: Westholme Pub Llc
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Table of Contents

List of Platesp. viii
Mapsp. x
Introductionp. 1
The Laws of Warp. 1
The Rise of the Crusadep. 6
The Struggle for the Mediterraneanp. 7
The Byzantine Empirep. 9
Georgia and Armeniap. 11
The Islamic Worldp. 12
The Coming of the Turksp. 17
Crusader Armies and Tacticsp. 20
Fatimid Armies and Tacticsp. 26
Atabegs, Saladin and the Mamluksp. 29
The Armies of Iran and Eastern Islamp. 31
Islamic Tactics, Strategy and Naval Warfare in the Eastern Mediterraneanp. 33
An Arc of Conflictp. 41
The Struggle for Byzantiump. 41
Armenia and Georgiap. 44
The Crusader States of the Aegeanp. 44
The Sultanate of the Saljuqs of Rump. 45
From the Steppes to the Balticp. 47
Christian Iberian Armies of the Reconquistap. 51
The Armies of al-Andalusp. 57
Islamic Armies of North Africap. 61
Islamic Sea Power in the Western Mediterranean and the Atlanticp. 64
The Mongol Onslaughtp. 66
Expansion and Survivalp. 70
The Northern Crusadesp. 70
Islam Looks Southp. 78
Containing the Mongolsp. 82
Timur-i Lenk and the Fragmentation of the Mongol 'World Empire'p. 85
The Later Mamluk Sultanatep. 86
The Survival of Mother Russiap. 88
The Decline of the Golden Hordep. 91
The Later Crusadesp. 93
The Completion of the Reconquistap. 93
The Last Armies of al-Andalusp. 97
The End of Byzantiump. 100
The Christian Balkan Statesp. 105
The Rise of the Ottoman Turksp. 109
The Late Crusades in Southeastern Europep. 114
The Hospitallersp. 115
The Venetian and Genoese Commercial Empiresp. 118
Hungaryp. 121
The Struggle for the Indiesp. 123
Arms and Armourp. 133
Arms Trade and Arms Manufacturep. 138
Western Europep. 138
The Byzantine Worldp. 141
The Islamic Worldp. 142
Central Asiap. 146
Indiap. 147
Africap. 147
Horse Harness and Horse Armourp. 149
Horse Harnessp. 149
Horse Armourp. 152
Fortificationp. 156
Western and Central Europep. 156
The Crusader Statesp. 159
The Byzantine Empirep. 161
Russiap. 163
The Islamic Worldp. 164
Central Asia and the Mongolsp. 171
Indiap. 173
Field & Camp Fortificationsp. 175
Siege Warfarep. 179
The Crusadersp. 181
Byzantine Siege Warfarep. 183
The Islamic Worldp. 184
The Peoples of the Steppesp. 189
Indiap. 190
Glossaryp. 192
Further Readingp. 197
Indexp. 219
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