A concise and richly-illustrated beginner's introduction to the main events and personalities of the Crusades, between the Seljuk defeat of the Byzantine army in 1071 and the ascendancy of the Mamluks in 1302.
Short sections discuss, for example, the background to the wars, soldiers and battles, civilians, the disputed cities and the consequences of the Christian crusade and the Islamic jihad.
Includes a glossary.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 96 pages, 19 b&w and 43 colour illustrations
- Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
- Publication Date: 19/01/2001
- Category: General & world history
- ISBN: 9781841761794