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A detailed study of the Muslim response to the Crusades is Emmanuel Sivan's L'Islam et la croisade: Idéologie et propagande dans les réactions musulmanes aux croisades (Paris, 1968), which, though it focuses on the ideological reaction, relates it to political and military events as well. For a different perspective on some of the material discussed by Sivan, see Hadia Dajani-Shakeel's "Jihād in Twelfth-Century Arabic Poetry: A Moral and Religious Force to Counter the Crusades," Muslim World 66 (April 1976): 96–113. See also Amin Maalouf's The Crusades through Arab Eyes (London, 1984).

Attitudes of contemporary Arab Muslims toward the Crusades can be studied firsthand in Arab Historians of the Crusades, edited by Francesco Gabrieli and translated from the Italian by E. J. Costello (Berkeley, 1969), and in Usamah ibn Munqidh's Memoirs of an Arab-Syrian Gentleman or an Arab Knight in the Crusades, translated by Philip K. Hitti...

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