debuts of the month eligible curtis sittenfeld granchester lyrebird tudor queens series
Search our site
The Treatment by C. L. Taylor Read the opening extract of the brand new C. L. Taylor book before its publication on 19/10/2017

Crusades books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Crusades category. Presented with a red border are the Crusades books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Crusades books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!


Recently Published

The Templars by Dan Jones The Templars

The remarkable story of the Knights Templar - the wealthiest, most powerful and most secretive of the military orders that flourished in the crusading era.
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/09/2017

The Connell Guide to the Crusades by Christopher John Tyreman The Connell Guide to the Crusades


Format: Paperback - Released: 31/08/2017

The Crusades Islamic Perspectives by Robert Houghton The Crusades Islamic Perspectives

The story of the crusades has been told and retold in Western histories-but invariable from Western perspectives. Carole Hillenbrand's fresh interpretation drew on Islamic sources that describe the crusades from a Muslim point of view.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/07/2017

The Crusades Islamic Perspectives by Robert Houghton The Crusades Islamic Perspectives

The story of the crusades has been told and retold in Western histories-but invariable from Western perspectives. Carole Hillenbrand's fresh interpretation drew on Islamic sources that describe the crusades from a Muslim point of view.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/07/2017

Crusade and Jihad Origins, History, Aftermath by Malcolm Lambert Crusade and Jihad Origins, History, Aftermath

Malcolm Lambert investigates the histories of Christianity and Islam to trace the origins and development of crusade and jihad. In a narrative that brims with larger than life characters - among them, Richard Lionheart, Nur al-Din, Saladin, Baybars and Ghengiz...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/07/2017

God's Wolf The Life of the Most Notorious of All Crusaders: Reynald de Chatillon by Jeffrey (Author) Lee God's Wolf The Life of the Most Notorious of All Crusaders: Reynald de Chatillon

The sweeping story of one of the most notorious crusader knights, Reynald de Chatillon - a great Christian hero of the Second Crusade and one of the most hated figures in Islamic history.
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/05/2017

Crusading and the Crusader States by Andrew Jotischky Crusading and the Crusader States

Crusading and the Crusader States explores how the idea of holy war emerged from the troubled society of the eleventh century, and why Jerusalem and the Holy Land were so important to Europeans. It follows the progress of the major...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/03/2017

The Teutonic Knights in the Holy Land, 1190-1291 by Nicholas Morton The Teutonic Knights in the Holy Land, 1190-1291

A detailed study of the Teutonic Knights in the Holy Land, covering both their military and administrative affairs.
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/03/2017

Coming Soon

To Follow in Their Footsteps The Crusades and Family Memory in the High Middle Ages by Nicholas L. Paul To Follow in Their Footsteps The Crusades and Family Memory in the High Middle Ages


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

Sources for the Crusades Textual Tradition and Literary Influences by Lean Ni Chleirigh Sources for the Crusades Textual Tradition and Literary Influences

This volume brings together an international team of scholars to literary influences on selected narratives of the Crusades. The result is an illumination of our understanding of crusading sources and an explanation of the biblical, classical and other literary traditions...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/10/2017

Western Warfare in the Age of the Crusades 1000-1300 by John France Western Warfare in the Age of the Crusades 1000-1300

First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/10/2017

The Templars The Rise, Fall, and Legacy of a Military Religious Order by Jochen Burgtorf The Templars The Rise, Fall, and Legacy of a Military Religious Order

The Templars: The Rise, Fall, and Legacy of a Military Religious Order, offers a wide range of perspectives on this community's emergence, establishment and lasting resonance. The book includes an introductory essay that sketches out the history of the Templars,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/11/2017

Other books in this genre

Crusading and the Crusader States by Andrew Jotischky Crusading and the Crusader States

Crusading and the Crusader States explores how the idea of holy war emerged from the troubled society of the eleventh century, and why Jerusalem and the Holy Land were so important to Europeans. It follows the progress of the major...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/03/2017

Crusades by Professor Benjamin Z. Kedar Crusades

Crusades covers seven hundred years from the First Crusade (1095-1102) to the fall of Malta (1798) and draws together scholars working on theatres of war, their home fronts and settlements from the Baltic to Africa and from Spain to the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/02/2017

The Templars and Their Sources by Karl Borchardt The Templars and Their Sources

Even 700 years after the suppression of the Order of the Temple and the execution of the last grandmaster, Jacques de Molay, there is no shortage of publications on this influential military order. Yet unlike other medieval institutions the Templars...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/01/2017

A History of the Crusades I The First Crusade and the Foundation of the Kingdom of Jerusalem by Steven Runciman A History of the Crusades I The First Crusade and the Foundation of the Kingdom of Jerusalem

The first volume of Steven Runciman's classic, hugely influential trilogy on the history of the Crusades'On a February day in the year AD 638 the Caliph Omar entered Jerusalem, riding upon a white camel'An enthralling work of grand historical narrative,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/11/2016

A History of the Crusades III The Kingdom of Acre and the Later Crusades by Steven Runciman A History of the Crusades III The Kingdom of Acre and the Later Crusades

The third volume of Steven Runciman's classic, hugely influential trilogy on the history of the Crusades'The whole tale is one of faith and folly, courage and greed, hope and disillusion'Steven Runciman's triumphant three-volume A History of the Crusades remains an...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/11/2016

A History of the Crusades II The Kingdom of Jerusalem and the Frankish East 1100-1187 by Steven Runciman A History of the Crusades II The Kingdom of Jerusalem and the Frankish East 1100-1187

The second volume of Steven Runciman's classic, hugely influential trilogy on the history of the Crusades'There was magic about. Saladin himself was troubled by terrible dreams...'Steven Runciman's unrivalled history of the Crusades is a classic of learning and vivid, compelling...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/11/2016

The Prehistory of the Crusades Missionary War and the Baltic Crusades by Burnam W. Reynolds The Prehistory of the Crusades Missionary War and the Baltic Crusades

The Prehistory of the Crusades explores how the Crusades came to be seen as the use of aggressive warfare to Christianise pagan lands and peoples. Reynolds focuses on the Baltic, or Northern, Crusades, an aspect of the Crusades that has...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/10/2016

How to Plan a Crusade Reason and Religious War in the High Middle Ages by Christopher Tyerman How to Plan a Crusade Reason and Religious War in the High Middle Ages

'Wonderfully written and characteristically brilliant' Peter Frankopan, author of The Silk Roads'Elegant, readable ... an impressive synthesis ... Not many historians could have done it' - Jonathan Sumption, Spectator'Tyerman's book is fascinating not just for what it has to tell...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/09/2016

Remembering the Crusades and Crusading by Megan (Monash University, Australia) Cassidy-Welch Remembering the Crusades and Crusading
,
Remembering the Crusades and Crusading examines the diverse contexts in which crusading was memorialised and commemorated in the medieval world and beyond. The collection not only shows how the crusades were commemorated in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, but also...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/09/2016

Registered users have access to unique site features

Register now