The Northern Crusades (Book published June 1, 1998)


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Author  Eric Christiansen
Publisher  Penguin Books
Publication Date   June 1, 1998
ISBN  0140266534
Pages  320

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The 'Northern Crusades', inspired by the Pope's call for a Holy War, are less celebrated than those in the Middle East, but they were also more successful: vast new territories became and remain Christian, such as Finland, Estonia and Prussia. Newly revised in the light of the recent developments in Baltic and Northern medieval research, this authoritative overview provides a balanced and compelling account of a tumultuous era.

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