Empires of the Sea

The Final Battle for the Mediterranean, 1521-1580

Roger Crowley
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One of the most gripping and exciting stories ever told of an epic period of international warfare, now beautifully repackaged.

Empires of the Sea shows the Mediterranean as a majestic and bloody theatre of war. Opening with the Ottoman victory in 1453 it is a breathtaking story of military crusading, Barbary pirates, white slavery and the Ottoman Empire - and the larger picture of the struggle between Islam and Christianity. Coupled with dramatic set piece battles, a wealth of riveting first-hand accounts, epic momentum and a terrific denouement at Lepanto, this is a work of history at its broadest and most compelling.

Author bio:

Roger Crowley read English at Cambridge. He has had a varied career as a teacher and publisher and is the author of three books on the history of the Mediterranean. He lives in Gloucestershire and now writes full time.

Category: Military
ISBN: 9780571298198
Edition No: 2
Publisher: Faber
Imprint: Faber Paperback
Pub Date: July 2013
Page Extent: 384
Format: Paperback - B format
Age: 0 - 0
Subject: Warfare & defence