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Empires of the Sea

This book has been released under the following alternate titles:-
Empires of the Sea: The Siege of Malta, the Battle of Lepanto, and the Contest for the Center of the World 

"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: Roger Crowley
  • Title: Empires of the Sea: The Final Battle for the Mediterranean, 1521-1580
  • First Published by: Faber and Faber
  • First Published Format: HC
  • First Published Date: May 2008
  • ISBN-10: 0571232302
  • ISBN-13: 9780571232307

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