God's war : a new history of the Crusades / Christopher Tyerman.
- London : Allen Lane 2006
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- The first crusade -- The origins of Christian holy war -- The summons to Jerusalem -- The march to Constantinople -- The road to the holy Sepulchre -- Frankish Outremer -- The foundation of Christian Outremer -- The Latin states -- East is east and east is west: Outremer in the twelfth century -- The second crusade -- A new path to salvation? Western Christendom and Holy ward 1100-1145 -- God's bargain: summoning the second crusade -- 'The spirit of the pilgrim God': fighting the second crusade -- The third crusade -- 'A great cause for mourning': the revival of crusading and the third crusade -- The call of the cross -- To the siege of acre -- The Palestine war 1191-2 -- The fourth crusade -- 'Ehud's sharpened sword' -- The fourth crusade: preparations -- The fourth crusade: diversion -- The expansion of crusading -- The Albigensian crusades 1209-29 -- The fifth crusade 1213-21 -- Frontier crusades I: conquest in Spain -- Frontier crusade 2: the Baltic and the North -- The defence of Outremer -- Survival and decline: the Frankish Holy Land in the thirteenth century -- The defence of the Holy Land 1221-44 -- Louis IX and the fall of mainland of Outremer 1244-91 -- The later crusades -- The eastern crusades in the later Middle Ages -- The crusade and Christian society in the later Middle Ages.
- 'God's War' is a definitive history of the Crusades, drawing on all the most recent scholarship to give a vigorous, intelligent and absorbing account of one of the great movements of the Middle Ages.
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