Nomads and Crusaders, A.D. 1000-1368 – Archibald

Nomads and Crusaders, A.D. 1000-1368 – Archibald R. Lewis
Indiana University Press | 1991 | PDF

Emphasizing geographical, maritime, institutional, and economic factors, Lewis presents a wide-ranging story of the complex rise and fall of civilizations and explores new conceptual frontiers in the study of world history.

• Part One: The Matrix of Old World Civilizations:
I. East Asia and Greater India
II. The World of Islamic Civilization
III. Byzantine-Russian Civilization
IV. The Civilization of Western Europe
• Part Two: Nomadic and Western European Expansion:
V. The Assault of Western European and Nomadic Peoples, A.D. 1000-1100
VI. The Balance Restored: Byzantium, Islam, Western Europe, China and India, 1100-1195
VII. Western European and Mongol Aggression, 1195-1270
VIII. Western European and Mongol World Domination, 1270-1368
IX. Epilogue, 1368-1500