Deep Analysis of Historical Essence of the Crusades from Historical Materialism

International Journal of Humanities and Social Science
© 2022 by SSRG - IJHSS Journal
Volume 9 Issue 3
Year of Publication : 2022
Authors : Hongde Xiao , Trieu Thi My An
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Hongde Xiao , Trieu Thi My An, "Deep Analysis of Historical Essence of the Crusades from Historical Materialism," SSRG International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, vol. 9,  no. 3, pp. 1-4, 2022. Crossref,


The crusades are great historical events in the western historical process. There is different cognition of the historical essence of the crusades. To utilize Marxism historical materialism, i.e., historical cause-effect analysis and quantitative-qualitative analysis, historical materials concerning the first four crusades are collected, read, and verified, which are analyzed and explained from three aspects, i.e., reason, process, and influence to recognize historical essence of the crusades fully. The crusades caused by complicated historical factors had represented the campaign under certain historical conditions. No matter how to recognize the crusades' historical essence, its significance is religious. Piety, passion, and significance cannot be devalued from the contemporary horizon. At present, military conflicts, terrorism, humanitarian disaster, etc., global crises rise after another fall, and dark clouds of Populism hang heavily over Europe under civil conflicts between the East and the West. Studying the crusades has some good references for dealing with these global crises and Populism.


The crusades, Historical essence, Reason and Effect analysis, Historical quantitative and Qualitative analysis.


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