¶ The Crusades: The Whole Story of the Crusades (Originally Published in Two Volumes as Iron Men & Saints and The Flame of Islam) || ↠ PDF Download by ☆ Harold Lamb


  • Title: The Crusades: The Whole Story of the Crusades (Originally Published in Two Volumes as Iron Men & Saints and The Flame of Islam)
  • Author: Harold Lamb
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 459
  • Format: h

  • the Whole Story of the Crusades Originally Published in 2 Vol as Iron Men Saints and the Flame of Islam
    Harold Lamb
    Harold Albert Lamb was an American historian, screenwriter, short story writer, and novelist.Born in Alpine, New Jersey, he attended Columbia University, where his interest in the peoples and history of Asia began Lamb built a career with his writing from an early age He got his start in the pulp magazines, quickly moving to the prestigious Adventure magazine, his primary fiction outlet for nineteen years In 1927 he wrote a biography of Genghis Khan, and following on its success turned and to the writing of non fiction, penning numerous biographies and popular history books until his death in 1962 The success of Lamb s two volume history of the Crusades led to his discovery by Cecil B DeMille, who employed Lamb as a technical advisor on a related movie, The Crusades, and used him as a screenwriter on many other DeMille movies thereafter Lamb spoke French, Latin, Persian, and Arabic, and, by his own account, a smattering of Manchu Tartar.From


    Commentaires:

    Ted
    Caroline wrote: "To be honest I think I could only get immersed in a book like this if it was written a rather gung-ho, pulp fiction fashion. I'd need lots of exciting hooks and lurid titbits to keep me going. See belowHarold Lamb was not a professional historian in the contemporary sense of having a PhD in history. Perhaps more along the lines of Barbara Tuchman except more so. Nevertheless he was a good writer (wrote a lot of pulp fiction before turning to non-fiction later on) and did speak s [...]

    Relstuart
    Mainly focused on the first crusade. Decent when it comes to history (I read several other books at the same time on the subject) and Lamb's storytelling skills are displayed here. Not my favorite Lamb book book but glad I read it.

    Joy
    This was the first book I read by Harold Lamb and I am not hooked. He's a great writer whose historical accounts are fascinating.

    Mhbright
    Entertaining account by a master storyteller.

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