To Follow in their Footsteps: the Crusades and Family Memory in the High Middle Ages / Nicholas Paul
Review Date:28 Feb 2013
The main charateristic of Crusade studies in the post-Runciman era has been expansion and diversification (much like the crusading ‘movement’ itself). One of many new ways into the topic is to focus on how crusades and crusading were received, understood and interpreted by different social groupings.
Review Date:6 Nov 2014
Contemporary interest in the period of the Crusades has intensified in the last decade or so, partly because of the inflammatory invocations of holy war and jihad made immediately after the traumatic events of 9/11.