Crusades

Crusades
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ISBN10: 
0816032750
ISBN13: 
9780816032754
Pages: 
256
Published: 
February 1st 1995 by Facts on File
Rating: 
3.91

Crusades presents an in-depth and strikingly illustrated look at the overly zealous European quest to reconquer the Holy Land and the conflict that developed between Christians and Muslims that continues to this day.

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