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Books About the Crusades

Richard Warren Field
The list author says: "If you want to learn about what history called "the Crusades," here is a reading list that will allow you to establish a balanced expertise on the subject."
The Crusades: The Authoritative History of the War for the Holy Land
The Crusades: The Authoritative History of the War for the Holy Land
"This is a comprehensive, balanced examination of this period."
A History of the Crusades Vol. I: The First Crusade and the Foundations of the Kingdom of Jerusalem (Volume 1)
A History of the Crusades Vol. I: The First Crusade and the Foundations of the Kingdom of Jerusalem (Volume 1)
"Steven Runciman's three volume set, published in 1951, still remains a masterpiece, collecting and chronicling facts on this complex period, distilling them down to a graspable chronological narrative."
A History of the Crusades: Volume II The Kingdom of Jerusalem and the Frankish East, 1100-1187
A History of the Crusades: Volume II The Kingdom of Jerusalem and the Frankish East, 1100-1187
"Steven Runciman's three volume set, published in 1951, still remains a masterpiece, collecting and chronicling facts on this complex period, distilling them down to a graspable chronological narrative."
A History of the Crusades, Vol. III: The Kingdom of Acre and the Later Crusades (Volume 3)
A History of the Crusades, Vol. III: The Kingdom of Acre and the Later Crusades (Volume 3)
"Steven Runciman's three volume set, published in 1951, still remains a masterpiece, collecting and chronicling facts on this complex period, distilling them down to a graspable chronological narrative."
The Crusades: A History
The Crusades: A History
"A shorter overview of the period by a master of the subject. For some modern perspectives on this topic, consider his CHIRISTIANITY AND ISLAM (Bampton Lectures in America)."
The Atlas of the Crusades (Cultural Atlas of)
The Atlas of the Crusades (Cultural Atlas of)
"Superb resource to understand the geography that goes with the history."
Holy Warriors: A Modern History of the Crusades
Holy Warriors: A Modern History of the Crusades
"An insightful look at the period, with the conventional chronological basics, but with extensive writing on "jihad," and a look and the term "crusade" as it has evolved that is particularly relevant to our times."
The Crusades Through Arab Eyes (Saqi Essentials)
The Crusades Through Arab Eyes (Saqi Essentials)
"A taste of primary sources used by the writers referred to on this list in the research for their books."
Chronicles of the Crusades
Chronicles of the Crusades
"A taste of primary sources used by the writers referred to on this list in the research for their books."