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Lords of the horizons : a history of the Ottoman Empire

By: Goodwin, Jason

0099994003 / 9780099994008
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956'.015
04/03/1999
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20 cm xv, 351p. : ill.
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Reprint. Originally published: London: Chatto & Windus, 1998.

'Perhaps the most readable history ever written' Time OutLords of the Horizons charts the Ottoman Empire's swirling epic history; dramatic - detailed and alive - a journey, and a world all in one. The Ottoman Empire has long exerted a strong pull on Western minds and hearts.

For over six hundred years the Empire swelled and declined; rising from a dusty fiefdom in the foothills of Anatolia to a power which ruled over the Danube and the Euphrates with the richest court in Europe.

But its decline was prodigious, protracted, and total. 'A fascinating read...a perfect companion for anyone who visits Turkey and wants to make sense of it' The Times

BIC:

1DVT Turkey, 1FB Middle East, 1HB North Africa, HBJD European history, HBJF1 Middle Eastern history, HBJH African history, HBT History: specific events & topics, HBTQ Colonialism & imperialism, JFC Cultural studies

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