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The Resource 1453 : the holy war for Constantinople and the clash of Islam and the West, Roger Crowley

1453 : the holy war for Constantinople and the clash of Islam and the West, Roger Crowley

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1453 : the holy war for Constantinople and the clash of Islam and the West
Title
1453
Title remainder
the holy war for Constantinople and the clash of Islam and the West
Statement of responsibility
Roger Crowley
Title variation
Fourteen fifty-three
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"1453 is brought to life by the stories of its two ambitious battling leaders-Mehmed II, sultan of the Ottoman Empire, and Constantine XI, the 57th emperor of Byzantium. It is a vivid, intense tale of courage and cruelty, of technological ingenuity, of endurance and luck."---Back cover
Summary
A comprehensive account of the fall of Constantinople to the Ottoman Turks in 1453 examines the end of the Byzantine Empire and the medieval era, and the implications of the siege for the relationship between the West and Islam
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167888
Cataloging source
VPW
Dewey number
940
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
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the holy war for Constantinople and the clash of Islam and the West
Label
1453 : the holy war for Constantinople and the clash of Islam and the West, Roger Crowley
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-287) and index
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
ix, 304 p.
Isbn
9781401308506
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)71329361
Label
1453 : the holy war for Constantinople and the clash of Islam and the West, Roger Crowley
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-287) and index
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
ix, 304 p.
Isbn
9781401308506
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)71329361

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