Empires of the Sea:The Siege of Malta, the Battle of Lepanto, and the Contest for the Center of the World

Empires of the Sea
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出版社: Random House US
2009-05
版次: 1
ISBN: 9780812977646
定价: 193.30
装帧: 平装
开本: 16开
纸张: 胶版纸
页数: 368页
正文语种: 英语
  • In1521,SuleimantheMagnificent,MuslimruleroftheOttomanEmpire,dispatchedaninvasionfleettotheChristianislandofRhodes.ThiswouldprovetobetheopeningshotinanepicclashbetweenrivalempiresandfaithsforcontroloftheMediterraneanandthecenteroftheworld.InEmpiresoftheSea,acclaimedhistorianRogerCrowleyhaswrittenathrillingaccountofthisbrutaldecades-longbattlebetweenChristendomandIslamforthesoulofEurope,afast-pacedtaleofspiralingintensitythatrangesfromIstanbultotheGatesofGibraltar.Crowleyconjuresupawildcastofpirates,crusaders,andreligiouswarriorsstrugglingforsupremacyandsurvivalinataleofslaveryandgalleywarfare,desperatebraveryandutterbrutality.EmpiresoftheSeaisastoryofextraordinarycolorandincident,andprovidesacrucialcontextforourownclashofcivilizations. RogerCrowleywasbornin1951andspentpartofhischildhoodinMalta.HereadEnglishatCambridgeUniversityandtaughtEnglishinIstanbul,wherehedevelopedastronginterestinthehistoryofTurkey.HehastraveledwidelythroughouttheMediterraneanbasinovermanyyearsandhasawide-rangingknowledgeofitshistoryandculture.HelivesinGloucestershire,England.Heisalsotheauthorof1453:TheHolyWarforConstantinopleandtheClashofIslamandtheWest.


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  • 内容简介:
    In1521,SuleimantheMagnificent,MuslimruleroftheOttomanEmpire,dispatchedaninvasionfleettotheChristianislandofRhodes.ThiswouldprovetobetheopeningshotinanepicclashbetweenrivalempiresandfaithsforcontroloftheMediterraneanandthecenteroftheworld.InEmpiresoftheSea,acclaimedhistorianRogerCrowleyhaswrittenathrillingaccountofthisbrutaldecades-longbattlebetweenChristendomandIslamforthesoulofEurope,afast-pacedtaleofspiralingintensitythatrangesfromIstanbultotheGatesofGibraltar.Crowleyconjuresupawildcastofpirates,crusaders,andreligiouswarriorsstrugglingforsupremacyandsurvivalinataleofslaveryandgalleywarfare,desperatebraveryandutterbrutality.EmpiresoftheSeaisastoryofextraordinarycolorandincident,andprovidesacrucialcontextforourownclashofcivilizations.
  • 作者简介:
    RogerCrowleywasbornin1951andspentpartofhischildhoodinMalta.HereadEnglishatCambridgeUniversityandtaughtEnglishinIstanbul,wherehedevelopedastronginterestinthehistoryofTurkey.HehastraveledwidelythroughouttheMediterraneanbasinovermanyyearsandhasawide-rangingknowledgeofitshistoryandculture.HelivesinGloucestershire,England.Heisalsotheauthorof1453:TheHolyWarforConstantinopleandtheClashofIslamandtheWest.


    FromtheHardcoveredition.,,
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