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Nomads and Crusaders: A.D. 1000-1368 (A Midland Book), Lewis, Archibald R.
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Author Name:    Lewis, Archibald R.

Title:   Nomads and Crusaders: A.D. 1000-1368 (A Midland Book)

Binding:   Paperback

Book Condition:   Very Good

Publisher:    Indiana University Press 1988

ISBN Number:   0253206529 / 9780253206527

Seller ID:   IM85829

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" A] fine, arresting book with a clear and novel thesis and a firm grasp of geography. Good stuff, in short... strongly recommended." --William H. McNeill

"The reader will find here useful information and much food for thought; a book of such a broad scope is rare and has much to recommend it." --Speculum

..." encyclopedic... there is no book quite like this one." --Choice

..." a colorful canvas depicting the torrential movements of Eurasian warriors and merchants on ship-boards and horseback between Atlantic, Mediterranean and Pacific coasts, between streams of accumulated goods and tensions, religious fervor and insatiable greed... "--Ural-Altaic Yearbook

"A healthy antidote to the parochialism that characterizes so much of the run-of-the-mill output of medieval history... " --American Historical Review

Emphasizing geographical, maritime, institutional, and economic factors, Lewis presents a wide-ranging story of the complex rise and fall of civilizations and explores new conceptual frontiers in the study of world history.



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