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Introduction

Normal Housley

in Crusading and the Ottoman Threat, 1453-1505

Published in print December 2012 | ISBN: 9780199227051
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191746031 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227051.003.0001
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The introduction sets the scene for the remainder of the book. It begins with a review of the most important recent historiography, principally works that have appeared since The Later Crusades was published in 1992. This is followed by a description of the major sources used in the book, a narrative of the principal events and developments, and an exposition and explanation of the book's structure.

Keywords: historiography; sources; events; structure

Chapter.  9318 words. 

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500)

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