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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1453: The Holy War for Constantinople and the Clash of Islam and the West

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

A fluent history of the annus horribilis in which impregnable Constantinople finally fell to Islam, a key moment in a 1,500-year-long clash of civilizations.Constantinople was a multinational ... Read full review

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If you take an early world history class, your professor will assign this book, and if you don't like history, you'll absolutely despise this book.

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The Red Apple i
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The Burning Sea
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Dreaming of Istanbul
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