I have an older edition, so I cannot attest to the virtues of later, revised editions. The chapters in my copy are not well integrated. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Larry N. Stout
This is not a narrative history, but a collection of essays about aspects of the crusades.
In many stories, the reader only sees the top 10% of the iceberg. Read more
I do not know whom this book was written for. As an Oxford Illustrated History, you would think it would give you a straightforward play by play of the major events, battles,... Read morePublished on November 15, 2009 by Nathaniel P. Bailey
This is a very important book for people who want to know the facts without stories of romance and chivalry. Read morePublished on November 8, 2006 by Chivu Ion
This is an intro book to the Crusades.
What I liked about The Oxford Illustrated History of the Crusades was it's very 'neat' look at history. Read more
The Oxford Illustrated History of the Crusades introduced me to several aspects of the military campaigns and enduring influences they had which I had never been exposed. Read morePublished on January 9, 2006 by Hernan Cortes
On the back cover you can read: "written by a team of leading scholars, this richly illustrated book..... Read morePublished on July 3, 2005 by John Boomer
This is a series of fifteen articles by various authorities on aspects of the various wars refer to collectively as the Crusades. Read morePublished on March 12, 2004 by Craig Matteson