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    • The Crusades

    • The Authoritative History of the War for the Holy Land
    • By: Thomas Asbridge
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 25 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,516
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,398
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,388

    The Crusades is an authoritative, accessible single-volume history of the brutal struggle for the Holy Land in the Middle Ages. Thomas Asbridge - a renowned historian who writes with "maximum vividness" (Joan Acocella, The New Yorker) - covers the years 1095 to 1291 in this big, ambitious, listenable account of one of the most fascinating periods in history.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Learned more from this than in the past 60 years.

    • By T. Anderson on 09-24-16

    Regular price: $55.90

    • The Greatest Knight

    • The Remarkable Life of William Marshal, the Power Behind Five English Thrones
    • By: Thomas Asbridge
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 14 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 417
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 384
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 382

    In The Greatest Knight, renowned historian Thomas Asbridge draws upon the thirteenth-century biography and an array of other contemporary evidence to present a compelling account of William Marshal's life and times. Asbridge charts the unparalleled rise to prominence of a man bound to a code of honor yet driven by unquenchable ambition.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Biography of a Legend

    • By Troy on 04-02-15

    Regular price: $31.49