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    DescriptionThe Last Crusaders is about the titanic contest between Hadsburg-led Christendom and the Ottoman Empire in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, the last great conflict between East and West - the battles that were fought and the men who led the armies that fought them. It was, in its way, the first world war.

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    The Last Crusaders
    East, West and the Battle for the Centre of the World
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Barnaby Rogerson
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 512
    Width: 127 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 32 mm
    Weight: 404 g
    ISBN 13: 9780349115375
    ISBN 10: 0349115370

    BIC subject category V2: HBG, HBLH
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.4
    BIC E4L: WAR
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JB
    Libri: ENGM2000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15520
    Libri: GESC2878, UNIV0200, WELS9400
    BISAC V2.8: HIS010000
    DC22: 909.07
    BISAC V2.8: HIS037010, HIS010020, HIS000000, HIS037090, HIS055000
    BIC subject category V2: HBWC, 3JB
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027000
    Thema V1.0: NHB, NHWR
    Edition statement
    Trade Paperback.
    Illustrations note
    Integrated: 40, int b/w photos
    Little, Brown Book Group
    Imprint name
    Publication date
    04 November 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Barnaby Rogerson is the author of the four much-admired editions of Cadogan's guidebook on Morocco, and with his wife Rose Baring the two on Tunisia. He runs Eland Press, which specializes in classic travel writing.
    Review quote
    Praise for "The Last Crusaders" ?This thoroughly readable book provides a vibrant and well-organized account of this tumultuous, lesser-known period of history. Highly recommended for both students and general readers.? --"Library Journal" (Starred Review) ?Barnaby Rogerson paints a vivid canvas, sweeping in scope and full of memorable detail... The author is especially good at narrating in gripping, and often grisly, detail the great sieges and battles that punctuated this struggle. The book is furnished with excellent maps, a useful chronological chart, numerous illustrations, and a very full bibliography. The writing is engaging and vivid, never pedantic. Any history buff will find this book a pleasure.? --"ForeWord Review"