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The Sword & the Scimitar: The Saga of the Crusades (Military Classics)

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This survey of the Crusades gives a general account of the various waves and types of crusade, showing how two of the greatest cultures of the time fought and informed each other. Bradford uses a journalistic approach to the pilgrim warriors and their complex motivations, including religious fervor, greed, and sheer restlessness, and their enemies,
Paperback, 192 pages
Published July 1st 2004 by Pen & Sword
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One of my favourite reads. A no holds barred description of the Crusades and the corruption, intrigue and the yearning for power in the middle east.
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Ernle Dusgate Selby Bradford. British writer who specialised in mediterranean and military history.
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