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The Resource Victory in the East : a military history of the First Crusade, John France

Victory in the East : a military history of the First Crusade, John France

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Victory in the East : a military history of the First Crusade
Title
Victory in the East
Title remainder
a military history of the First Crusade
Statement of responsibility
John France
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The success of the First Crusade, and its capture of Jerusalem in 1099, has been conventionally explained in terms of its ideological and political motivation. This book looks at the First Crusade primarily as a military campaign and asks why it was so successful. Modern writing about the crusade has tended to emphasise the moral dimension and the development of the idea of the crusade, but its fate was ultimately decided on the field of battle. Victory in the East looks at the nature of war at the end of the eleventh century and the military experience of all the contending parties in order to explain its extraordinary success. It is the first such examination, taking into account all other factors but emphasising the military
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France, John
Dewey number
940.1/8
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
D161.2
LC item number
.F73 1994eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Crusades
  • Military art and science
  • Crusades (First : 1096-1099)
  • HISTORY
  • Crusades
  • Military art and science
  • Kruistochten
  • Krijgsgeschiedenis (wetenschap)
  • Croisades
  • Art et science militaires
  • Histoire militaire
Label
Victory in the East : a military history of the First Crusade, John France
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 383-407) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. The roots of victory -- 2. War in the West -- 3. Campaigns, generals and leadership -- 4. Preparations and prelude -- 5. The size of the crusader army -- 6. The first enemy: the Turks of Asia Minor -- 7. The second enemy: the siege of Antioch -- 8. The siege of Antioch: crisis and delivery -- 9. The siege of Antioch: victory -- 10. Divisions -- 11. Jerusalem: triumphant ending -- 12. Perspectives
Control code
861693081
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 425 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781461949091
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)861693081
Label
Victory in the East : a military history of the First Crusade, John France
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 383-407) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. The roots of victory -- 2. War in the West -- 3. Campaigns, generals and leadership -- 4. Preparations and prelude -- 5. The size of the crusader army -- 6. The first enemy: the Turks of Asia Minor -- 7. The second enemy: the siege of Antioch -- 8. The siege of Antioch: crisis and delivery -- 9. The siege of Antioch: victory -- 10. Divisions -- 11. Jerusalem: triumphant ending -- 12. Perspectives
Control code
861693081
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 425 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781461949091
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)861693081

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