The Gibraltar Crusade

Joseph O'Callaghan offers the first full and authoritative history of the epic battle for control of the Strait of Gibraltar waged by Castile, Morocco, and Granada in the late thirteenth and early fourteenth centuries—a major, but often overlooked chapter in the Christian reconquest of Spain.

The Gibraltar Crusade
Castile and the Battle for the Strait

Joseph F. O'Callaghan

2011 | 392 pages | Cloth $69.95 | Paper $29.95
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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Genealogical Tables

Chapter 1. Spain and the Strait of Gibraltar
Chapter 2. Alfonso X's African Crusade
Chapter 3. The Crusade Against the Mudéjars
Chapter 4. The Crusade Against the Marinids
Chapter 5. Sancho IV and the Conquest of Tarifa
Chapter 6. The Crusades of Gibraltar, Almería, and Algeciras
Chapter 7. The Early Crusades of Alfonso XI's Reign
Chapter 8. The Loss of Gibraltar and the Crusade of Salado
Chapter 9. The Crusade of Algeciras and Gibraltar
Chapter 10. Waging the Crusade of Gibraltar
Chapter 11. The Aftermath: The Strait of Gibraltar to 1492

List of Abbreviations