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Constantinople: City of the World's Desire, 1453-1924

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Wedding elegant prose with impeccable historical research, this highly acclaimed history absorbingly charts the interaction between the vibrantly cosmopolitan capital of Constantinople—the city of the world's desire—and its ruling family. In 1453, Mehmed the Conqueror entered Constantinople on a white horse, beginning an Ottoman love affair with the city that lasted until 1924, when the last Caliph hurriedly left on the Orient Express. For almost five centuries Constantinople, with its enormous racial and cultural diversity, was the center of the dramatic and often depraved story of an extraordinary dynasty. This is the definitive history of one of the worlds most exotic and exciting cities.

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Absorbing history of the vibrantly cosmopolitan city of Constantinople and its ruling family, ranging from 1453-1924.

About the Author

Philip Mansel is the author of Dressed to Rule, Louis XVIII, Paris Between Empires, and Prince of Europe. He writes for such publications as the Financial Times, the International Herald Tribune, the Spectator, and the TLS.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780719568800
Author:
Mansel, Philip
Publisher:
John Murray Publishers
Subject:
Europe - General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20061031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
544
Dimensions:
8 x 5 x 1.4 in 1 lb

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