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Mediterranean in History

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ISBN-10: 1606060570

ISBN-13: 9781606060575

Edition: N/A

Authors: David Abulafia

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In this richly illustrated volume, eight distinguished historians explore the facts, themes, and epochs of the history of the “Great Sea”: the physical setting; the rivalry between Carthaginians, Greeks, and Etruscans for control of sea routes; unification under Rome and the subsequent break up into Western Christendom, Byzantium, and Islam; the Crusades; commerce in medieval times; the Ottoman resurgence; the rivalry of European powers from the eighteenth to the twentieth centuries; and the globalization of the region in the last century.The book departs from the traditional view of Mediterranean history with its emphasis on the influences of physical geography. Instead it regards physical…    
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Book details

List price: $56.95
Publisher: Getty Publications
Publication date: 3/1/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.234
Language: English