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The Great Sea - a book by Abulafia, David

The Great Sea

A Human History of the Mediterranean

The Great Sea( )
Author: Abulafia, David
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $27.95
Book Description:

Connecting Europe, Asia, and Africa, the Mediterranean Sea has been for millennia the place where religions, economies, and political systems met, clashed, influenced and absorbed one another. In this brilliant and expansive book, David Abulafia offers a fresh perspective by focusing on the sea itself: its practical importance for transport and sustenance; its dynamic role in the rise and fall of empires; and the remarkable cast of characters-sailors, merchants, migrants, pirates,...
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Detailed Subjects: History / Europe / General
Language Arts & Disciplines / Communication Studies
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8.2 x 5.4 x 2.2 Inches
Book Weight:1.9 Pounds

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