What Were the Crusades?

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Examines the concept of the just war, papal authorization of the Crusades, and the vows and privileges of participants to arrive at a definition of the term crusade

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'An indispensable short introduction to a vast subject'
- Professor Thomas Madden, St Louis University, USA 'None of the growing number of rather good general books on the Crusades performs the same service in anything like the same measure as Riley-Smith's; no bibliography for an undergraduate course can afford to dispense with this book.' - Professor Peter Jackson, Keele University, UK
'None of the growing number of rather good general books on the Crusades performs the same service in anything like the same measure as Riley-Smith's; no bibliography for an undergraduate course can afford to dispense with this book.' - Professor Peter Jackson, Keele University, UK
'An indispensable short introduction to a vast subject
- Professor Thomas Madden, St Louis University, USA

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A new updated edition of a classic introduction to the crusades, widely-regarded as one of the best short studies in the field, by a leading international authority on the subject

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