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  • Andrea, Alfred J & Andrew Holt (eds), Seven Myths of the Crusades, Hackett Publishing Co. , 2015.
  • Barber, Malcolm, The Crusader States, Yale University Press, 2012. 

  • *Barber, Malcolm, The New Knighthood: A History of the Order of the Temple, Cambridge University Press, 1994.

  • *Barber, Richard, The Knight and Chivalry, Boydell Press, 1970
  • Bartlett, W. B., Downfall of the Crusader Kingdom, The History Press Ltd, 2010.
  • Brand, Charles M., Byzantium Confronts the West, ACLS Humanities E-Book, 2012.
  • *Boas, Andrian J., Crusader Archaeology: The Material Culture of the Latin East, Routledge, 1999.

  • Conder, Claude Reignier, The Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem 1099 to 1291 AD, Committee of the Palestine Exploration Fund, 1897.
  • *Edbury, Peter, John of Ibelin and the Kingdom of Jerusalem, The Boydell Press, 1997.
  • *Edbury, Peter, The Kingdom of Cyprus and the Crusades, 1191 – 1374, Cambridge University Press, 1991.
  • Edbury, Peter w. and John Gordon Rowe, William of Tyre: Historian of the Latin East, Cambridge University Press, 1988.
  • Edge, David and John Miles Paddock, Arms and Armour of the Medieval Knight, Saturn Books, 1996.
  • Edington, Susan B. and Helen Nicholson eds., Deeds Done Beyond the Sea: Essays on William of Tyre, Cyprus and the Military Orders Presented to Peter Edbury, Routledge, 2014. 
  • Folda, Jaroslave, Crusader Art: The Art of the Crusaders in the Holy Land, 1099-1291, Ashgate Publishing, 2008.
  • *France, John, Hattin, Oxford University Press, 2015.
  • Ehrenkreutz, Andrew S., Saladin, State University of New York Press, 1972.
  • Gillingham, John, Richard I, Yale University Press, 1999.
  • Hamilton, Bernard, The Leper King and His Heirs: Baldwin IV and the Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem, Cambridge University Press, 2000.
  • Hamilton, Bernard, “Women in the Crusader States: The Queens of Jerusalem 1100 – 90,” in Medieval Women, David Baker (ed), Basil Blackwell, 1978.
  • Hill, George, A History of Cyprus, Vol. 2: The Frankish Period, Cambridge University Press, 1948.
  • Hopkins, Andrea, Knights: The Complete Story of the Age of Chivalry, from Historical Fact to Tales of Romance and Poetry, Collins and Brown Ltd, 1990.
  • Jotischky, Andrew, Crusading and the Crusader States, Pearson Longman, 2004.
  • La Monte, John L., Feudal Monarchy in the Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem, 1100 to 1291, Medieval Academy of America, 1932.
  • #Lee, Jeffrey, God's Wolf: The Life of the Most Notorious of All Crusaders, Reynald de Chatillon, Atlantic Books, 2016.
  • #Maalouf, Amin, The Crusades through Arab Eyes, Schocken Books, 1984.
  • *MacEvitt, Christopher, The Crusades and the Christian World of the East: Rough Tolerance, University of Pennsylvania Press, 2008.
  • Marshall, Christopher, Warfare in the Latin East 1192 - 1291, Cambridge University Press, 1992.
  • Mayer, Hans Eberhard, Kings and Lords in the Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem, Ashgate Publishing Ltd., 1994.
  • Mayer, Hans Eberhard, Probleme des lateinischen Koenigreichs Jerusalem,  Variorum Reprints, 1983.
  • Milger, Peter, Die Kreuzzuege: Krieg im Namen Gottes, Bertelsmann, 1988.
  • *Miller, David, Richard the Lionheart: The Mighty Crusader, Phoenix, 2013.
  • Miller, Timothy S. and John W. Nesbitt, Walking Corpses: Leprosy in Byzantium and the Medieval West, Cornell University Press, 2014.
  • *Mitchell, Piers D., Medicine in the Crusades: Warfare, Wounds and the Medieval Surgeon, Cambridge University Press, 2004.
  • #Morgan, M.R., The Chronicle of Ernoul and the Continuations of William of Tyre, Oxford Historical Monographs, Oxford University Press, 1973.
  • Mount, Toni, Medieval Medicine, Amberley, 2015.
  • Nicolle, David, Hattin 1187: Saladin’s Greatest Victory, Osprey Military Campaign Series, 1993.
  • Pringle, Denys, Secular Buildings in the Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem: An Archaeological Gazetteer, Cambridge University Press, 1997.
  • Robinson, John J., Dungeon, Fire and Sword: The Knights Templar in the Crusades, Michael O’Mara Books, 1991.
  • Roehricht, Reinhold, Die Geschichte des Koenigreichs Jerusalem (1100-1291), Cambridge University Press, 2004.
  • *Riley-Smith, Jonathan, The Feudal Nobility and the Kingdom of Jerusalem, 1174-1277, Macmillan, 1973.
  • *Riley-Smith, Jonathan, ed. The Atlas of the Crusades, Facts on File, 1991.
  • Runciman, Sir Steven, "The Families of Outremer: The Feudal Nobility of the Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem, 1099-1291," The Creighton Lecture in History, 1959, Athlone Press, 1960.
  • *Stark, Rodney, God’s Battalions: The Case for the Crusades, HarperCollins, 2010.
  • Tyerman, Christopher, How to Plan a Crusade: Reason and Religious War in the Middle Ages, Allen Lane, 2015.
  • Anonymous, Chronicle of the Third Crusade: A Translation of the Itinerarium Peregrinorum et Gesta  Regis Ricardi, (Translator:  Helen Nicholson), Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing  Ltd., 1997.
  • Baha al-Din ibn Shaddad, The Rare and Excellent History of Saladin, translated by D.S. Richards, Ashgate Publishing Ltd. 2002.
  • Edbury, Peter W., The Conquest of Jerusalem and the Third Crusade: Sources in Translation, Ashgate Publishing Ltd., 1998. (Continuations of William of Tyre, including the Chronicles of Ernoul).
  • Gabrieli, Francesco, Arab Historians of the Crusades, University of California Press, 1969.
  • Tyre, William Archbishop of, A History of Deeds Done Beyond the Sea, New York: Morningside Heights Columbia University Press, 1943. (A translation of Historia rerum in partius transmarinis gestarum.)

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Balian d'Ibelin and the Kingdom of Jerusalem