Saracen Strongholds 1100-1500, The central and Eastern Islamic Lands, by David Nicolle and illustrated by Adam Hook
Book published by Osprey in 2009, 64 pages. Paperback (N5148)
Brand New Book
Covering fortifications as far apart as North Africa, Afghanistan and northern India, this volume focuses on the Islamic side of the conflict, highlighting the fortifications in use when the Crusaders sought to reconquer the Holy Land, as well as the eventual absorption of the territories of Byzantium into the Islamic world.
The book is illustrated throughout with lots of black and white photographs, drawings and maps, as well as several in full colour