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God's armies : crusade and Jihad: origins, history, aftermath / Malcolm Lambert.

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Erlanger Branch 956.01 L222g 2016 (Text) 33126021973304 Adult Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781681772240
  • ISBN: 1681772248
  • Physical Description: xix, 329 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps, genelogical tables ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Pegasus Books hardcover edition
  • Publisher: New York ; Pegasus Books, 2016.
  • Distributor: [Place of distribution not identified] : W.W. Norton & company, Inc., 2016.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 276-282) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The origins of Islam -- The search for the just society -- The dog that did not bark -- The first crusade -- The great might-have-been -- From warlord to jihadi: Nur al-Din and Saladin -- Saladin and the Lionheart -- Strategic crusades and the coming of the Mongols -- The victory of the Mamluks -- The long aftermath -- Modern times -- Reflections.
Summary, etc.:
"Recognizing that the Christian crusades unfolded in a world shaped by Islamic jihads, Lambert scrutinizes both militant forms of religion simultaneously. In a world where memories of crusader atrocities sustain virulent new forms of jihad, such balanced scholarship offers hope of interfaith understanding." -- Booklist
Subject: Crusades.
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