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The author has combed the works of contemporary Arab chronicles of the Crusades, eyewitnesses and often participants.
He retells their story and offers insights into the historical forces that shape Arab and Islamic consciousness today.
About the Author
Amin Maalouf was director of the weekly international edition of the leading Beirut daily "an-Nahar, " and was also editor-on-chief of "Jeune Afrique."
"The Crusades Through Arab Eyes may be warmly recommended to lay-readers and students alike." The Times Literary Supplement(London)"
ISBN: 9780805208986 ISBN-10: 0805208984 Series: Saqi Essentials Audience:
Number Of Pages: 293 Published: 29th April 1989 Publisher: Schocken Books Country of Publication: US Dimensions (cm): 20.1 x 13.4
Weight (kg): 0.33
Edition Number: 1