The Seventh Crusade, 1244-1254: Sources and Documents

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Peter Jackson
Ashgate, 2007 M01 1 - 256 pages
The Seventh Crusade, led by King Louis IX of France, was the last major expedition for the recovery of the Holy Land actually to reach the Near East and its failure had wide repercussions both in the West and in Egypt and Palestine. This volume comprises translations of the principal documents and of extracts from narrative sources - both Muslim and Christian - relating to the crusade, and includes many texts, notably the account of Ibn Wasil, not previously available in English.

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An introductory lecture with many attached documents in English translation about the Seventh Crusade. As well as the European, documents there are also a good many from the Arabic historians of the ... Read full review

Contents

List of Sources and Documents
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Preparations for the Crusade
21
The Attitude of the Emperor Frederick II
39
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PETER JACKSON is Senior Lecturer in International Politics in the Department of International Politics at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth. He has published widely in the fields of intelligence and security studies, French strategy and diplomacy and the origins of the Second World War. His most recent publication is Understanding Intelligence in the Twenty-First Century.

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