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The History of the Crusades Vol. II

By: J. Fr. Michaud
Published By: Double9 Books
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"The History of the Crusades Vol. II" by J. Fr. Michaud is a comprehensive historical account delving into the Crusades, meticulously examining the medieval era, particularly focusing on European history and the Middle Ages. Within its pages, Michaud intricately traces the events unfolding in the Holy Land, shedding light on the intricate dynamics of Christian-Muslim relations amidst military campaigns and religious conflict. Through meticulous research and detailed historical accounts, Michaud offers readers a vivid portrayal of the Crusades, exploring pivotal moments such as the capture of Jerusalem and the activities of the Knights Templar. The Byzantine Empire also features prominently in this narrative, providing context to the broader geopolitical landscape of the time. As a work of history, Michaud's volume serves as a valuable resource for scholars and enthusiasts alike, providing insight into the motivations, strategies, and consequences of the Crusades. With its focus on military campaigns and religious tensions, this book offers a nuanced understanding of a crucial period in European and Middle Eastern history.

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J. Fr. Michaud

J. Fr. Michaud was a French historian and publicist. Michaud was born in either La Biolle or Albens in the Duchy of Savoy. He was schooled in Bourg-en-Bresse and then worked as a writer in Lyon, where the French Revolution instilled in him a deep distaste for revolutionary beliefs that would last his entire life. In 1791, he traveled to Paris and worked as an editor for various royalist periodicals, putting his life in danger. One of these was the Gazette Universelle, which he formed alongside Pascal Boyer and Antoine Marie Cerisier. His Bourbon sympathies landed him in prison briefly in 1800, and when he was released, he temporarily abandoned journalism in favor of writing and editing books. In 1806, he wrote the first work of its sort, Biographie moderne ou dictionnaire des hommes qui se sont fait un nom en Europe since 1789, with his brother Louis Gabriel Michaud and two collaborators. In 1811, he published the first volume of his Histoire des Croisades (History of the Crusades) and the first volume of his Biographie Universelle. In 1813, he was elected Academician, filling the vacancy caused by the death of Jean-François Cailhava de L'Estandoux. In 1814, he resumed editing La Quotidienne.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 412pages
  • ISBN-10: 9362762129
  • ISBN-13: 9789362762122
  • Item Weight: 535.6g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 22.6mm
  • Reading age: 10+
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Juvenile Nonfiction / History