Nicholas Morton is a senior lecturer at Nottingham Trent University. The author or editor of ten books, Morton lives in Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom. His most recent book The Crusader States and their Neighbours is the winner of the Verbruggen Prize 2022.
Praise for Nicholas Morton: 'A riveting account of a battle that changed the course of the Crusades. Nicholas Morton captures the intensity, importance, and aftermath of the confrontation to produce a sparkling history of one of the key turning-points of the Middle Ages' -- Peter Frankopan, author of The Silk Roads: A New History of the World Deeply researched and elegantly written - essential reading -- Dan Jones Erudite, often thrilling and much-needed -- Daily Telegraph Brain-stretching . . . pulsating . . . irresistable . . . A reminder that the best history writing is eminently readable -- The Sunday Times An unusual blend of serious scholarship with a narrative drive as galloping as the ferocious Mongol cavalry whose repeated battlefield triumphs Nicholas Morton recreates with relish -- The Sunday Times The most exciting study of the Mongols and their encounters with the peoples of the Near East I have ever read -- William Chester Jordan, Princeton University This expert study casts the Middle Ages in a new light -- Publishers Weekly For anyone who loves history, especially with military and diplomatic focuses -- Library Journal