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The Crusades : Islamic perspectives

Author: Carole Hillenbrand
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carole Hillenbrand
ISBN: 0415929148 9780415929141
OCLC Number: 1126602038
Notes: Includes index.
Description: lvi, 648 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., (some col.), facsims., map, plans ; 25 cm.
Contents: Expanded contents list --
List of colour plates --
List of half tone plates --
List of figures --
Preface by Yasir Suleiman --
Acknowledgements --
Note on the transliteration and translations --
Note on the illustrations --
Glossary of Islamic terms --
Glossary of Arabic military terms --
Chronological list of major medieval Islamic authors mentioned in the text --
Chronological table of important events until the fall of Acre in 690/1291 --
Dynastic tables --
Key to abbreviations used in the text --
Sources for the illustrations --
ch. 1. Prologue --
ch. 2. The first crusade and the Muslim's initial reactions to the coming of the Franks --
ch. 3. Jihad in the period 493-569/1100-1174 --
ch. 4. Jihad in the period from the death of Nur al-Din until the fall of Acre (569-690/1174-1291) --
ch. 5. How the Muslims saw the Franks : ethnic and religious stereotypes --
ch. 6. Aspects of life in the Levant in the crusading period --
ch. 7. Armies, arms, armour and fortifications --
ch. 8. The conduct of war --
ch. 9. Epilogue: The heritage of the crusades --
Bibliography --
Responsibility: Carole Hillenbrand.
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