1453: the holy war for Constantinople and the clash of Islam and the West

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Hyperion, 2005 - History - 304 pages
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When Constantinople fell to the Ottoman Turks in 1453, a remarkable era in world history ended. Crowley gives a complete and compelling account of the Holy War for Constantinople and the clash of Islam and the West that gave rise to today's jihad.

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Fast paced and easy to read. - Borders
Decent background, competent but not inspired prose. - Goodreads
The writing is both clear and gripping. - Goodreads
Very informative and easy to read. - Goodreads
Reads like a novel and is a real page turner. - Goodreads
But the writer does. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Azwa Ahmad - Goodreads

The portrayal of Al-Fateh in this book is startlingly different from what I've learned/heard before - probably biased in some ways or another. I would love to read different books on the same theme ... Read full review

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User Review  - Debbie Baldwin - Goodreads

Loved this book. Couldn't put it down. It kept my interest to the very end. Very informative and easy to read. I learned a lot. Read full review

Contents

The Red Apple i
1
The Burning Sea
9
Dreaming of Istanbul
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Copyright

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