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Lords of the Horizons: A History of the Ottoman Empire

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For six hundred years, the Ottoman Empire swelled and declined. Islamic, martial, civilized, and tolerant, it advanced in three centuries from the dusty foothills of Anatolia to rule on the Danube and the Nile; at its height, Indian rajahs and the kings of France beseeched the empire's aid. In its last three hundred years the empire seemed ready to collapse, a prodigy of survival and decay. In this striking evocation of the empire's power, Jason Goodwin explores how the Ottomans rose and how, against all odds, they lingered on. In doing so, he also offers a long look back to the origins of problems that plague present-day Kosovars and Serbs.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 337-[342]) and index.

Synopsis:

In this dazzling evocation of the Ottoman Empire's power, Goodwin explores how the Ottomans rose and how, against all odds, they lingered on for 600 years. In doing so, he also offers a long look back to the origins of problems that plague present-day Kosovars and Serbs. Photos throughout.

About the Author

Jason Goodwin whose previous books include On Foot to the Golden Horn and A Time for Tea, is a regular contributor to The New York Times and Conde Nast Traveler. He lives in Cambridge, England, with his wife and children.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780312420666
Author:
Goodwin, Jason
Publisher:
Picador USA
Location:
New York, N.Y.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Europe - Eastern
Subject:
Turkey
Subject:
Africa - General
Subject:
Eastern Europe - General
Subject:
World History-Eastern Europe
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st Picador ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
107-593
Publication Date:
20030131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Includes black-and-white photographs thr
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
8.2 x 5.4 x 1.1 in

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"Synopsis" by , In this dazzling evocation of the Ottoman Empire's power, Goodwin explores how the Ottomans rose and how, against all odds, they lingered on for 600 years. In doing so, he also offers a long look back to the origins of problems that plague present-day Kosovars and Serbs. Photos throughout.
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