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Christopher Tyerman

Full Name: Christopher Tyerman
Number of Works: 17
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ISBN: 0674023870, 9780674023871
Keywords: crusades, history, new, war, god
Pages: 1040
Published: 2006
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 0192806556, 9780192806550
Keywords: introduction, short, crusades
Pages: 144
Published: 2006
  • Rating: 60%

With flair and originality, Christopher Tyerman presents a clear and lively discussion of the Crusades, bringing together issues of colonialism, cultural exchange, economic exploitation, and the relationship between past and present. He considers the effects of the Crusades on ordinary life in Western Europe, and the parts played by ordinary men and women in the conflict, and explores the term "Crusade" for contemporary political ends. Whether the Crusades are regarded as the most romantic of Christian expeditions, or the last of the barbarian invasions, they have fascinated generati
ISBN: 0192803255, 9780192803252
Keywords: crusades, war, holy, christendom, fighting
Pages: 264
Published: 2005
  • Rating: 60%

The image of the Crusaders—chain-mailed knights on horseback, bearing crosses on banners, fighting for their faith under an alien sun—occupies a familiar niche in modern western culture. Yet despite their powerful hold on our imaginations, the Crusades remain obscured and distorted by time. In Fighting for Christendom, Christopher Tyerman picks his way through many myths and misconceptions to present a vivid portrait of the Crusades, both the historical events themselves and their posthumous role in Western and Middle Eastern thought. Were the Crusaders motivated by spiritual reward
ISBN: 0226820130, 9780226820132
Keywords: crusades, england
Pages: 508
Published: 1988
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 0802081851, 9780802081858
Keywords: crusades, invention
Pages: 160
Published: 1998
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 1402768915, 9781402768910
Keywords: crusades
Pages: 224
Published: 2005
  • Rating: 60%