Empire and the sea

by Fletcher Pratt

Publisher: H. Holt and Company in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 446 Downloads: 946
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    • Great Britain -- History, Naval.,
    • Great Britain -- History -- 1789-1820.
    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Fletcher Pratt, illustrated by Inga Stephens.
      ContributionsStephens, Inga, illus.
      LC ClassificationsDA87 .P7
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, [2], 446 p.
      Number of Pages446
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6497247M
      LC Control Number46003594

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"Empires of the Sea" focuses on the war that raged in the Mediterranean from the s to the Christian victory at Lepanto in It takes in the epic siege of Malta in and details the financial and strategic circumstances that drove most of the decision-making on both sides.

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Empires of the Sea is an account of a great war that most have never even heard of: the struggle between the Christian West represented by the Habsburg Spanish Empire and the Muslim East represented by the Ottomans for "the center of the world," the Mediterranean Sea.

It's one of those books that does justice to a great piece of history the way a textbook can't: providing riveting /5.

Genre/Form: History Naval history: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Pratt, Fletcher, Empire and the sea. New York, H. Holt and Co. Empire, The Sea and Global History book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Between the end of the Seven Years war inand the /5(3).

Exciting re-creation of the epic midth-century struggle between the encroaching Ottoman Empire and the beleaguered Christian Europeans. Crowley picks up where he left off in The Holy War for Constantinople and the Clash of Islam and the West ().

After the fall of Constantinople to Mehmet the Conqueror and his army of Turks, the author writes, it was only a matter of time before Mehmet’s. This book reveals the causes, events, and significance of a king who built a Black Sea empire to rival late Republican Rome.

His bloody adventures ended in torment and suicide, but his memory lived on among Romans and their heirs, in art, history, and tragic drama/5(15). "The Ptolemaic Sea Empire" published on 30 Sep by Brill.

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In Empires of the Sea, acclaimed historian Roger Crowley has written his most mesmerizing work to date – a thrilling account of this brutal decades-long battle between Christendom and Islam for the soul of Europe, a fast-paced tale of spiraling intensity that ranges from Istanbul to the Gates of Gibraltar and features a cast of extraordinary characters: Barbarossa, “The King of Evil,” the pirate who terrified.

Empires of the Sea: The Final Battle for the Mediterranean by Roger Crowley. pp, Faber, £ There is a certain British genius for Boys' Own Paper military history, and Roger. Empires of the Sea: The Siege of Malta, the Battle of Lepanto, and the Contest for the Center of the World.

by Roger Crowley. out of 5 stars This is the second "book 1" of Will Wight's "The Elder Empire" series. I actually read the companion book, creatively titled "Of Shadow and Sea" first, which, I believe colors my perceptions of this book somewhat.

This book follows the opposing point of view from the first book. In "Of Shadow."/5(83). His book is an extremely rich study of the process of southernization and the interaction between maritime and continental trade."—J.

Gommans, University of Leiden "Based on exhaustive research across multiple languages, The Steppe and the Sea is original and significant and illuminates novel aspects of both the Mongol Empire and.

Needless to say, much of the interest has been directed to the final and most famous member of the dynasty, Mithridates VI ( BC); this book explores the entire kingdom and its rich history. Empire of the Black Sea is an engaging and accessible history of a forgotten reign.4/5(1).

The book covers the process of imperial expansion, the decline of the Empire, and the role of the navy in the postimperial age. Attractively illustrated and wide in scope, the book demonstrates the profound influence that proximity to the sea has exerted on virtually every aspect of British history and culture.

The best books on The Sea recommended by Philip Marsden. Well in part of course, that it really was the navy that enabled the rise of the British Empire, and its defence.

There’s also something seductively heroic about naval campaigns and engagements. And the. Will Wight lives in Florida, among the citrus fruits and slithering sea creatures. He's the author of the Amazon best-selling Traveler’s Gate Trilogy, The Elder Empire (which cleverly offers twice the fun and twice the work), and his newest series of mythical martial arts magic: Cradle/5().

About Empires of the Sea. InSuleiman the Magnificent, Muslim ruler of the Ottoman Empire at the height of its power, dispatched an invasion fleet to the Christian island of Rhodes. This would prove to be the opening shot in an epic struggle between rival empires and faiths for control of the Mediterranean and the center of the world.

Book Description The Guild of Navigators has ruled the Aion Sea for centuries, using their fleet of mystical ships to collect trade for the Aurelian Empire. Now the Emperor is dead. For Calder Marten, Captain of The Testament, the Emperor’s death is not an end, but an opportunity.

Right now, you’re reading the first book in the Elder Empire series. But it’s not the ONLY first book. Of Shadow and Sea was written in parallel with Of Sea and Shadow, which tells a related story in the same world.

These first two books were written as a pair, and their stories intertwine in /5(). Empires of the Sea is page-turning narrative history at its best–a story of extraordinary color and incident, rich in detail, full of surprises, and backed by a wealth of eyewitness accounts.

It provides a crucial context for our own clash of civilizations/5(44). "Introduction: Maritime Empires in World History" published on 30 Sep by Brill.

Brief Summary of Book: Empire of the Black Sea: The Rise and Fall of the Mithridatic World by Duane W. Roller. Here is a quick description and cover image of book Empire of the Black Sea: The Rise and Fall of the Mithridatic World written by Duane W.

Roller which was published in You can read this before Empire of the Black Sea: The Rise and Fall of the Mithridatic World. This book is the first full-scale history of Carthage in decades. The devastating struggle to the death between the Carthaginians and the Romans was one of the.

Note: This review is by my husband Jim. The Mediterranean was perceived by many people in the 16th century as the “Center of the World.” A monumental struggle for control of the sea took place between the two great empires of that era: the Ottoman Turks, and the Hapsburgs of Austria and Spain, the leaders of which often held the title of Holy Roman Emperor.

Empires of the Sea follows Roger Crowley's first book, the widely praised Constantinople: The Last Great Siege. It is page-turning narrative history at its best - a story of extraordinary colour and incident, rich in detail, full of surprises and backed by a wealth of eyewitness accounts.

Of Shadow and Sea is one side of the first book of Will Wight's Elder Empire duology. The book follows Shera, a Gardener (read: assassin) for the Consultant guild. The other half, Of Sea and Shadow covers the same events from the perspective of a captain of the Navigator guild, Caulder Marten/5().

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Welcome to the Empire Patrol Disaster website! This site is a follow up and supplement to the book titled Embers on The Sea - The Empire Patrol Disaster, by Paul Boyatzis of Perth WA and Nicholas Pappas of Sydney NSW, published in by Halstead Press ISBN 1 12 3.

Since the release of this publication fourteen years ago additional information, photographs and interviews have come.Of Kings and Killers (The Elder Empire: Sea Book 3) Kindle Edition by Will Wight (Author) › Visit Amazon's Will Wight Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Will Wight (Author) Format: Kindle Edition. out of 5 stars s: Of Sea and Shadow Publisher's Summary.

The Guild of Navigators has ruled the Aion Sea for centuries, using their fleet of mystical ships to collect trade for the Aurelian Empire. Now, the Emperor is dead. For Calder Marten, Captain of The Testament, the Emperor’s death is not an end, but an opportunity.

He and his crew seek the legendary Heart of Nakothi, an artifact that could raise a second Emperor and earn .