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Published by University of Toronto Press in Toronto .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Or -- Mines et extraction -- Histoire,
  • Or -- Mines et extraction -- Aspects sociaux

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Edition Notes

Statementpar Douglas Fetherling
ContributionsFetherling, Douglas
The Physical Object
Pagination222 p.
Number of Pages222
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22217802M
ISBN 100802080464

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  Crusader Gold is the stunning follow up to 's bestselling debut Atlantis. For many it is the Jewish menorah, the huge golden candlestick looted by the Romans in AD 70 then carried to Constantinople. Now, nobody knows where it is. Some think it survived and is concealed in the Vatican/5(64). Usama ibn Munqidh was a Muslim faris or cavalier from Northern Syria who experienced and wrote a great deal during the Crusades. His most famous work, The Book of Contemplation, survives as a rare look into the Holy Land during the Crusades from a Muslim Munqidh was born on 4 July at his familys castle at Shayzar. His family, the Banu 4/5. Both should offer good views, but it depends what you're looking for in a book. Hans Mayer is also good, he's the premier German expert on the Crusades but his work is somewhat dated. Germany, France and the UK/USA dominate the Crusades historiography so getting a continental opinion would also be important. Read "The Gold Crusades A Social History of Gold Rushes, " by Douglas Fetherling available from Rakuten Kobo. Among the hordes of starry-eyed 'argonauts' who flocked to the California gold rush of was an Australian named Edwa Price: $

  The Gold Crusades conveys that excitement, while offering a broader perspective. Readers will find it meticulously researched, with a helpful and entertaining essays on sources appended for further reading. Anyone prospecting for a good book should find it a gem.' -- Eric Marks New Brunswick Telegraph Journal show more.3/5(1). Douglas George Fetherling (born ), is a Canadian poet, novelist, and cultural of the most prolific figures in Canadian letters, he has written or edited more than fifty books, including a dozen volumes of poetry, five book-length fictions, and a memoir. Get this from a library! The gold crusades: a social history of gold rushes, [George Fetherling] -- Among the hordes of starry-eyed 'argonauts' who flocked to the California gold rush of was an Australian named Edward Hargraves. He left America empty-handed, only to find gold in his own.   A sunken ship and its cargo discovered in Israel’s Bay of Haifa appears to provide evidence of a dramatic escape attempt during the fall of the Crusader city of Acre in