Lords of the Horizons: A History of the Ottoman Empire


Jason Goodwin. Published by Vintage, London. 1999. PB xvi + 352 pages, Illustrated with numerous b&w line drawings and engravings. 130 x 198mm. ISBN 0099994003

The blurb says:
For six hundred years, the Ottoman Empire swelled and declined. Islamic, martial, civilized, and tolerant, it advanced in three centuries from the dusty foothills of Anatolia to rule on the Danube and the Nile; at its height, Indian rajahs and the kings of France beseeched the empire's aid. In its last three hundred years the empire seemed ready to collapse, a prodigy of survival and decay. In this striking evocation of the empire's power, Jason Goodwin explores how the Ottomans rose and how, against all odds, they lingered on. In doing so, he also offers a long look back to the origins of problems that plague present-day Kosovars and Serbs.

Paper edges yellowing, otherwise, Very Good.

Depictions of books (and coins) are unretouched images of the actual item offered for sale.


£0.00 £4.00
0 Rewards Points
QTY
Out Of Stock


The item has been added to your basket

Continue Shopping
Proceed To Checkout