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Response to Review no. 371

It is extremely flattering that a scholar of the standing of Professor David Jacoby has taken the trouble to review my book. Jacoby’s work is well known to anyone who has worked on the middle and later periods of Byzantine history (1025-1453), the Latin empire of Constantinople and Frankish Greece. His close studies of documentaryContinue reading “Response to Review no. 371”

Response to Review no. 1030

I am extremely grateful to Michael Angold for his generous review and careful reading of my work. I am also very pleased that he has paid tribute to the work of Tonia Kiousopoulou. Her succinct little book has transformed our understanding of the last 50 years of the Byzantine empire and hopefully it will beContinue reading “Response to Review no. 1030”

The Crusades: The Essential Readings

This collection is a new addition to Blackwell’s ‘Essential Readings in History’ series, which reprints important academic articles on historical topics. The books in the series are useful acquisitions for academic libraries, as they take the pressure off over-used journals, but, more importantly, they also make the scholarship and advances contained in the articles availableContinue reading “The Crusades: The Essential Readings”