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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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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It's fascinating to watch something that was once beautiful and strong fall apart. That drama is at the heart of this excellent popular history. Speaking broadly, this book is about the clash of Islam ... Read full review


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