Nicholson, one of the UK's leading historians of the medieval military orders, succeeds in setting out (the) main features in an authoritative and accessible manner. She has a flair for clear and uncluttered explanations enlivened with telling detail and quotation. And her account is comprehensive... An attractive volume. HISTORY Can be recommended not only to scholars but also to the general public. All those interested in the history of the crusades must be grateful to have so succinct, so reliable and so readable a summary. CRUSADES
About the Author
HELEN NICHOLSON is Senior Lecturer in History, Cardiff University.
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