History Courses For

Dr. Christopher C. Lovett

The Crusades

Asbridge, Thomas. The First Crusade: A New History. New York: Cambridge, 2004.

___. The Crusades: The Authoritative History of the War for the Holy Land. New York: Ecco, 2010.

Beeching, Jack. The Galleys at Lepanto. New York: Scribners, 1982.

Carr, Matthew. Blood and Faith: The Purging of Muslims in Spain. New York: The New Press, 2009.

Crowley, Roger. 1453: The Holy War for Constantinople and the Clash of Islam and the West. New York: Hyperion, 2005.

___. Empires of the Sea: The Siege of Malta, the Battle of Lepanto, and the Contest for the Center of the World. New York: Random House, 2008.

Fulcher of Chartres. The First Crusade. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1971.

Houseley, Norman. The Later Crusades: From Lyons to Alcazar 1274-1580. New York: Oxford, 1992.

Lewis, David Levering. God's Crucible: Islam and Making of Europe, 570-1215. New York: W. W. Norton, 2008.

Luttwak, Edward N. The Grand Strategy of the Byzantine Empire. Cambridge: Harvard, 2009.

Maalouf, Amin. The Crusades Through Arab Eyes. New York: Schoken Books, 1984.

Mayer, Hans Eberhard. The Crusades. New York: Oxford, 1972.

Norwich, John Jules. A Short History of Byzantium. New York: Knopf, 1997.

Phillips, Jonathan. The Fourth Crusade and the Sack of Constantinople. New York: Penguin, 2004.

___. The Second Crusades: Extending the Frontiers of Christendom. New Haven: Yale, 2007.

___. Holy Warriors: A Modern History of the Crusades. New York: Random House, 2009.

Reston, James, Jr. Defenders of the Faith: Charles V, Suleyman the Magnificent, and the Battle for Europe, 1520-1536. New York: Doubleday, 2007.

___. Dogs of God: Columbus, the Inquisition, and the Defeat of the Moors. New York: Doubleday, 2005.

Riley-Smith, Jonathan. The Crusades: A Short History. New Haven: Yale, 1987.

Rogerson, Barnaby. The Last Crusaders: The Hundred-Year Battle for the Center of the World. New York: Overlook, 2009.

Rubenstein, Jay. Armies of Heaven: The First Crusade and the Quest for Apocalypse. New York: Basic Books, 2011.

Runciman, Steven. A History of the Crusades: V. I: The First Crusade adn the Foundations of the Kingdom of Jerusalem. New York: Cambridge, 1951.

___. A History of the Crusades: V. II: The Kingdom of Jerusalem and the Frankish East 1100-1187. New York: Cambridge, 1951.

___. The Fall of Constantinople 1453. New York: Cambridge, 1965.

Smail, R. C. Crusading Warfare 1097-1193. New York: Cambridge, 1956.

Stoye, John. The Siege of Vienna: The Last Great Trial between Cross & Crescent. New York: Pegasus, 2000.

Tyerman, Christopher. Fighting for Christendom: Holy War and the Crusades. New York: Oxford, 2004.

___. God's War: A New History of the Crusades. Cambridge: Harvard, 2006.

Wheatcroft, Andrew. The Enemy at the Gate: Habsburgs, Ottomans adn the Battle for Europe. New York: Basic Books, 2008.