Defenders of the Faith Christianity and Islam Battle for the Soul of Europe, 1520-1536

ISBN-10: 0143117599
ISBN-13: 9780143117599
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Authors: James Reston
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Description: A bestselling historian recounts 16 years that shook the world--the epic clash between Europe and the Ottoman Turks that ended the Renaissance and brought Islam to the gates of Vienna.

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List price: $18.00
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 7/27/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 434
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

A bestselling historian recounts 16 years that shook the world--the epic clash between Europe and the Ottoman Turks that ended the Renaissance and brought Islam to the gates of Vienna.

James Reston, Jr., is the author of eleven previous books, including "The Last Apocalypse" & "Galileo: A Life". He has written articles for "The New Yorker", "Esquire", "Vanity Fair", "Time", "Rolling Stone", & many other publications, & the scripts for three "Frontline" documentaries. He lives in Chevy Chase, Maryland.

Foreword
The Die is Cast
An Emperor Arrives in Europe
The Sword of Osman
Son of Satan
A Field of Fool's Gold
Let It Be Done!
The Sultan of Love and War
Horsetails and Worms
A Diet of Worms
The Shadow of God Spreads Northward
Henry's Harangue
The Blood Sport of Kings and Popes
Ancestral Aspirations
Holy Smoke
The Nest of Christian Vipers
In the Truest Sense
In the Extremity of His Affliction
The Capture of a King
The Great Plan
The Last Battle in the Age of Chivalry
My Honor and My Life
I Am King Once Again!
More Was Lost at Moh�cs
The Golden-Grilled Window
The Highway of Holy Struggle
Squabbling at Spires
The Game Pack of Jihad
The Sow and Her Piglet
The Sack of Rome
Alas, Poor Italy
Setting the Stage
Pay! Pay!
Rabble at Porta San Spirito
The End of the Renaissance
Single Combat
Showdown at Blackfriars
More Than Table Talk
His Mouth Rains Pearls
The Gates of Vienna
The Banks of the Rhine River
Coronation in Fat City
The Creed of Protest
Ceremony of Amnesia
Last Gasp in Europe
Two Wives
Futile Diplomacy
Stuck at G�ns
The Pomposity of Ibrahim Pasha
The Natural Enemy
Two Iraqs
Charles and the Barbary Sea Dogs
Tunis: The Last Crusade
Baghdad, Abode of Peace
The Abrupt End of a Great Friendship
Epilogue
Acknowledgments
Selected Bibliography
Index

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