History teacher, Dr Thomas Smith, publishes book on letters from the first crusade

latest news 27 May 2024

History teacher, Dr Thomas Smith, publishes book on letters from the first crusade

Dr Thomas Smith, has published his latest book, Rewriting the First Crusade, Epistolary Culture in the Middle Ages.

The volume is an exploration of the letters from the First Crusade, yielding evidence for a number of reinterpretations of the movement.

Dr Smith is Rugby School’s Keeper of the Scholars and Head of Oxbridge (Arts and Humanities). Along with the History Head of Department, Dr Tim Guard, he helped establish Schools of Empire, the award-winning research project exploring the historical intersection between schools, class and colonialism

Dr Smith’s book will be available to pre-order here from January next year.

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