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by Norman Housley

Free eBook The Crusaders download ISBN: 0752425544
Author: Norman Housley
Publisher: Tempus (April 1, 2003)
Language: English
Pages: 191
Category: Historical
Subcategory: Europe
Size MP3: 1378 mb
Size FLAC: 1579 mb
Rating: 4.1
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Distinguished historian Norman Housley explores the staggering logistical challenges of raising, equipping, and transporting thousands of Christian combatants from Europe to the East as well as the complications that non-combatant pilgrims presented.

In this book Norman Housley, one of the most distinguished historians of the medieval period, provides an introduction . Issues addressed range from the definition of ‘crusade’, through the motivation and intentions of the crusaders, to the consequences of the crusades for European society.

In this book Norman Housley, one of the most distinguished historians of the medieval period, provides an introduction to the complex history of crusading. Steers readers through the key debates in this popular area of medieval history. Draws on the author’s 30 years’ experience of crusading scholarship. Norman Housley is Professor of History at the University of Leicester.

Norman Housley is Professor of History at the University of Leicester, UK and one of the most distinguished historians of crusading theory and practice. In recent years he has focused on crusading in the fifteenth century. His recent publications include Crusading and the Ottoman Threat, 1453−1505 (Oxford University Press, 2012) and The Crusade in the Fifteenth Century: Converging and Competing Cultures (Routledge, 2017).

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Norman Housley is a professor of History at the University of Leicester.

Norman Housley is a professor of History at the University of Leicester. He retired after a long and distinguished career in 2016. Housley is an authority on the history of the crusading movement and has written several books on the subject.

Looking in depth at various historical accounts, Norman Housley examines the crusades, focusing on who the crusaders were, why they fought, and what they hoped to accomplish between the 11th and 15th centuries.