From the author of Victory in the East: A Military History of the First Crusade, this book offers a wide-ranging and innovative survey of crusading warfare, and is intended as a standard reference for students and professional historians

chapter 1|15 pages

Proprietorial warfare

chapter 2|14 pages

The weapons of war

chapter 3|9 pages

War, society and technology

chapter 4|14 pages

Warfare and authority

chapter 5|11 pages

Men of war: cavalry

chapter 6|13 pages

Men of war: infantry

chapter 7|19 pages

The nature of the castle

chapter 8|11 pages

Castles and war

chapter 9|21 pages

Fortifications and siege

chapter 10|11 pages


chapter 11|11 pages


chapter 12|16 pages

Campaign, battle and tactics

chapter 13|21 pages

Battle and the development of war

chapter 14|17 pages

Europe, ideology and the outsider

chapter 15|26 pages

Crusading and warfare in the Middle East

chapter 16|5 pages