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    DescriptionThe 'Northern Crusades', inspired by the Pope's call for a Holy War, are less celebrated than those in the Middle East, but they were also more successful: vast new territories became and remain Christian, such as Finland, Estonia and Prussia. Newly revised in the light of the recent developments in Baltic and Northern medieval research, this authoritative overview provides a balanced and compelling account of a tumultuous era.


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    Title
    The Northern Crusades
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Eric Christiansen
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 320
    Width: 128 mm
    Height: 194 mm
    Thickness: 22 mm
    Weight: 240 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780140266535
    ISBN 10: 0140266534
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25590
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: HRC
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.2
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD, HBLC
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP028
    Ingram Theme: RELI/CHRIST
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DV
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    DC21: 947
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Theme: RELI/CATHOL
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/MEDIVL
    B&T General Subject: 431
    B&T Approval Code: A14203000
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/16CNTY
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 06
    BISAC V2.8: HIS010010, REL015000
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 35
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 909.07
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A13553030
    BISAC V2.8: HIS037010
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/15CNTY
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: D173 .C47 1997
    LC subject heading: , ,
    BIC subject category V2: 1DV
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027000
    Thema V1.0: QRM, NHDJ
    Edition
    2
    Edition statement
    2nd Second Edition, Revised ed.
    Illustrations note
    maps
    Publisher
    Penguin Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    Penguin Books Ltd
    Publication date
    01 June 1998
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    ERIC CHRISTIANSEN, a fellow of New College, Oxford, works mainly on Northern history in the Middle Ages. He has lectured in London, Copenhagen and Florida, and is the author of The Origins of Military Power in Spain. He lives in Oxford.
    Review quote
    "The verve and vigour of Eric Christiansen's study illuminates developments vital in the early history of Eastern Europe and brings to life a story that had epic dimensions" --Maurice Keen "For a one-volume history of the Northern Crusades, the reader has but one choice; this is it" --William Urban in the American Historical Review "A fine study of the Baltic conquest" --Hans Eberhard Meyer in the English Historical Reivew "Independent, erudite, lucid and witty ... a narrative that never flags" --Christpher Tyerman "A fascinating and elegant book" --Geoffrey Wheatcroft in the London Review of Books