The Crusades: Islamic Perspectives by Carole HillenbrandThe Crusades: Islamic Perspectives by Carole Hillenbrand

The Crusades: Islamic Perspectives

byCarole Hillenbrand

Paperback | July 28, 1999

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Following the 900th anniversary of the Crusader capture of Jerusalem, it is now time to reflect on how the phenomenon of the Crusades influenced the Muslim world, then and now: militarily, culturally and psychologically.Carole Hillenbrand discusses a group of themes that highlight how Muslims reacted to the alien presence of the Crusaders in the heart of traditional Muslim territory. She examines ideological concerns and the importance of the jihad in the context of the gradual recovery of the Holy Land and theexpulsion of the Crusaders.
Carole Hillenbrand is Honorary Professorial Fellow, Professor Emerita at the University of Edinburgh. In 2005 she became the first non-Muslim scholar to be awarded the prestigious King Faisal International Prize for Islamic Studies, reflecting her "revolutionary approach to the largely one-sided subject of the Crusades". She is author...
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Title:The Crusades: Islamic PerspectivesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:704 pages, 9.41 × 7.52 × 1.42 inPublished:July 28, 1999Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0748606300

ISBN - 13:9780748606306

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