Acknowledgements List of Plates List of Maps Chronology Guide to Muslim Names Genealogies 1. Introduction 2. The Muslim World before the Crusades 3. The First Crusade and the Muslim Response, 1095-1146 4. Nur al-Din and Saladin, 1146-1174 5. Victory and Stalemate, 1174-1193 6. War and Peace in the 12th-Century Levant 7. The Successors of Saladin, 1193-1249 8. The Mamluks, 1249-1382 9. Conclusion Documents Who's Who Glossary References Index
Niall Christie received his PhD in Islamic History from the University of St Andrews, Scotland, in 2000. He teaches the history of Europe and the Middle East at Langara College in Vancouver, Canada. He is the author of numerous articles and The Book of the Jihad of 'Ali ibn Tahir al-Sulami (d. 1106): Text, Translation and Commentary (Ashgate, in press).