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A history of the crusades

Author: Steven Runciman
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1988
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : ReprintView all editions and formats
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Sir Steven Runciman's, A History of the Crusades, explores the First Crusade and the foundation of the kingdom of Jerusalem. It is one of the great classics of English historical writing and a great  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Runciman
ISBN: 052106161X 9780521061612 052134770X 9780521347709 0521061628 9780521061629 0521347718 9780521347716 0521061636 9780521061636 0521347726 9780521347723
OCLC Number: 465941317
Notes: Originalår: 1951
Vol. 1 : The first crusade and the foundation of the kingdom of Jerusalem
Vol. 2 : The kingdom of Jerusalem and the Frankish East 1100-1187
Vol. 3 : The kingdom of Acre and the later crusades
Description: 3 bd. : illustrations
Contents: List of plates; List of maps; Preface; 1. The holy places of Christendom; 2. The preaching of the crusade; 3. The journey to the wars; 4. The war against the Turks; 5. The promised land; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Steven Runciman
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