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The Crusades - Hans Eberhard Mayer

Paperback Published: 5th May 1988
ISBN: 9780198730972
Number Of Pages: 600

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The second edition of this standard introduction to the Crusades has been extensively rewritten to take account of the latest research and interpretations. Mayer covers all the expeditions which took place between the First Crusade in 1096 and the final retreat from Palestine in 1291, touching on a wide range of issues, from the impact of the Crusades on the history of participating states to the political entanglements it instigated between the Pope and emperors.

'He presents the central issues memorably.' Christopher Portal, Teaching History

List of Mapsp. xii
The Mediterranean Region in 1095p. 1
The Origins of the Crusadesp. 8
The First Crusade, 1096-1099p. 38
The Crusader States, 1099-1146p. 58
The Second Crusade, 1145-1149p. 93
The Crusader States, 1149-1187p. 107
The Third Crusade, 1187-1192p. 137
The Internal Development of the Crusader States in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuriesp. 152
The Fourth Crusade (1198-1204) and Frankish Greece (1204-1311)p. 196
The Children's Crusade of 1212 and the Crusade against Damietta (1217-1221)p. 214
The Crusade of Frederick II, 1228-1229p. 228
The History of Cyprus (1192-1489) and the Crusader States (1192-1244)p. 239
Saint Louis's First Crusade (1248-1254) and the Mongol Invasionsp. 260
The Crusader States, 1254-1291p. 272
Bibliographyp. 289
Notesp. 292
Indexp. 327
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ISBN: 9780198730972
ISBN-10: 0198730977
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 600
Published: 5th May 1988
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.95  x 2.06
Weight (kg): 0.49
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised