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Description - The Invention of the Crusades by Christopher Tyerman

What were the "Crusades"? Were the great Christian expeditions to invade the Holy Land in fact "Crusades" at all? In this treatment, the author questions the very nature of our belief in the Crusades, showing how historians writing more than a century after the First Crusade retrospectively invented the idea of the "Crusade". Using these much later sources, subsequent historians have employed propaganda from a much later period to explain events that were understood quite differently by contemporaries.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780333669020
ISBN-10: 0333669029
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x mm)
Pages: 184
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 8-Jun-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Christopher Tyerman

CHRISTOPHER TYERMAN is Lecturer in Medieval History at Hertford College, Oxford, and Head of History at Harrow School.

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