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I’m sure just like many other readers of this work – I came to it after extensive reading on the Muslim conquest of Constantinople 250 years after the 4th Crusade’s sack of the... Read morePublished 6 months ago by HappyDaze11
A very useful and well-written book of the Fourth crusade. I recommend it to everybody who likes reading about how the diversion of a crusade developed and turned towards the great... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Anna Furedi
This book reads like a history lecture in college by a droning professor. It is not a fun read for the average reader. Ponderous and slow.Published 15 months ago by scribner
This book was a choice from my book club, and I honestly thought that I would hate it. I dreaded reading it until the last minute, but I was pleasantly surprised. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Rhonda Elrod
As a history major I am always interested reading history of periods that I have not studied. It is a lifelong interest to me that helps me understand the present. Read morePublished on February 3, 2013 by Mary Connor
This is a good piece of so-called "popular" history and it is written for the general reader, as opposed to students, scholars, or anyone who already has a deep interest in the... Read morePublished on October 28, 2012 by JPS
The Fourth Crusade and the Sack of Constantinople is a wonderfully written historical narrative by Jonathan Phillips, a notable medieval historian from England. Read morePublished on October 3, 2012 by Mike Rodey
Given the subject matter, Phillips could easily added a couple hundred pages of more historical info, but thankfully he didn't.
A very interesting and well-researched work.