The Age of the Crusades: The Near East from the Eleventh Century to 1517 (A History of the Near East)

The Age of the Crusades: The Near East from the Eleventh Century to 1517 (A History of the Near East)

P. M. Holt


The kaleidoscopic political alterations in the course of the years lined via this quantity comprise the increase and fall of the Crusader states, the growth of the Mongol empire, the increase of the Mamluk sultanate and of its final conquerors, the Ottomans.

To all of those Professor Holt is a transparent and skilful consultant. He mostly utilises, and to a point reinterprets, the medieval Arabic assets, to offer an image which differs in vital respects from the traditional western-orientated view.

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