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Conclusion Crusading our contemporary

Conclusion Crusading our contemporary  

Christopher Tyerman

in The Crusades: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2005
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Sep 2013
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9780191776182
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192806550.003.0009
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The Crusades are embedded in our mythical memory. The way that the history of the Crusades has been reported has coloured our current perception of them. The Conclusion considers why this ... More
Medieval Britain: A Very Short Introduction

Medieval Britain: A Very Short Introduction  

John Gillingham and Ralph A. Griffiths

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Aug 2000
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Sep 2013
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9780191776564
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10.1093/actrade/9780192854025.001.0001
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Medieval Britain: A Very Short Introduction covers the establishment of the Anglo-Norman monarchy in the early Middle Ages, through to England's failure to dominate the British ... More
6. The business of the cross

6. The business of the cross  

Christopher Tyerman

in The Crusades: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2005
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Sep 2013
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9780191776182
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10.1093/actrade/9780192806550.003.0007
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The power of the cross wasn't enough to start a crusade. The translation of the obligation to fight depended on many other circumstances such as personal, political, social, financial, and ... More
5. England at War, 1290–1390

5. England at War, 1290–1390  

John Gillingham and Ralph A. Griffiths

in Medieval Britain: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2000
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Sep 2013
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9780191776564
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10.1093/actrade/9780192854025.003.0005
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The late Middle Ages, from around 1290, was both a turbulent and decadent period. England's civil and foreign wars lasted for many years and cost vast amounts of money and lives. ‘England ... More
7. Still at War, 1390–1490

7. Still at War, 1390–1490  

John Gillingham and Ralph A. Griffiths

in Medieval Britain: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2000
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9780191776564
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10.1093/actrade/9780192854025.003.0007
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The fifteenth century was a turbulent one. As in the twelfth century, an element of dynastic instability was injected into English politics at the end of the fourteenth century which ... More
3. Church and state

3. Church and state  

Jerry Brotton

in The Renaissance: A Very Short Introduction

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Apr 2006
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Sep 2013
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9780191775383
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10.1093/actrade/9780192801630.003.0004
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Between 1400 and 1600 religious belief was integral to everyday life. It was impossible to separate religion from political authority, international finance, art, and learning. This ... More
The Renaissance: A Very Short Introduction

The Renaissance: A Very Short Introduction  

Jerry Brotton

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Apr 2006
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The Renaissance: A Very Short Introduction sees the period of the Renaissance as a time of unprecedented intellectual excitement cultural experimentation and interaction on a ... More
1. A global Renaissance

1. A global Renaissance  

Jerry Brotton

in The Renaissance: A Very Short Introduction

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Apr 2006
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Sep 2013
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9780191775383
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10.1093/actrade/9780192801630.003.0002
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Classical definitions of the Renaissance celebrate the achievements of European civilization above all others. ‘A global Renaissance’ situates the Renaissance within the wider intellectual ... More
3. Crusades in the west

3. Crusades in the west  

Christopher Tyerman

in The Crusades: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2005
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Sep 2013
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9780191776182
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10.1093/actrade/9780192806550.003.0004
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9780192806550
It proved easy to adapt the ideology and rhetoric of the Holy Land to internal religious and political conflicts within Christendom and to frontier wars with non-Christians. ‘Crusades in ... More
The Crusades: A Very Short Introduction

The Crusades: A Very Short Introduction  

Christopher Tyerman

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2005
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776182
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192806550.001.0001
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9780192806550
The Crusades: A Very Short Introduction examines this topic by bringing together issues of colonialism, cultural exchange, economic exploitation, and the relationship between ... More
7. Holy lands

7. Holy lands  

Christopher Tyerman

in The Crusades: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2005
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Sep 2013
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9780191776182
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10.1093/actrade/9780192806550.003.0008
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9780192806550
The crusaders sacralized the lands they attacked or conquered and the lands from which the holy warriors were drawn. The many distinctions bestowed by participating in crusading merged with ... More

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