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The Fall of Constantinople 1453

Steven Runciman - History - 1990 - 256 pages
First published in 1965, this is a scholarly and highly accessible study of Constantinople's fall, an event which had tumultuous repercussions across both East and West ...
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The Ottomans

Andrew Wheatcroft - History - 1993 - 322 pages
Recounts the history of the Ottoman Empire, surveys its civilization and its influence, and discusses Western stereotypes about the Turks
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The fall of Constantinople

Nanami Shiono, Kerim Yasar - Business & Economics - 2005 - 236 pages
The Roman Empire did not meet its end when barbarians sacked the City of Seven Hills, but rather a thousand years later with the fall of Constantinople, capital of the ...
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Other Colors: Essays and a Story

Orhan Pamuk - Literary Collections - 2008 - 439 pages
An insightful compilation of essays, spanning three decades of work, by the Nobel laureate presents an array of criticism, autobiographical writings, and meditations on his own ...
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Storm and Conquest: The Clash of Empires in the Eastern Seas, 1809

Stephen Taylor - History - 2007 - 380 pages
Chronicles a fateful season in the early nineteenth century during which the effort to bring home Bengali saltpeter for the Peninsular campaign focused on the capture of the ...
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The Safeguard of the Sea: A Naval History of Britain, 660-1649

N. A. M. Rodger - History - 1998 - 691 pages
Provides a history of the British Navy, from early campaigns against the Vikings into the years following the defeat of the Spanish Armada
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The End of Byzantium

Jonathan Harris - HISTORY - 2011 - 336 pages
By 1400, the once-mighty Byzantine Empire stood on the verge of destruction. Most of its territories had been lost to the Ottoman Turks, and Constantinople was under close ...
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How Rome Fell: Death of a Superpower

Adrian Keith Goldsworthy - History - 2009 - 558 pages
The author discusses how the Roman Empire--an empire without a serious rival--rotted from within, its rulers and institutions putting short-term ambition and personal survival ...
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