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Lords of the horizons

Jason Goodwin

Lords of the horizons

a history of the Ottoman Empire

by Jason Goodwin

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Published by Chatto & Windus in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Turkey -- History -- Ottoman Empire, 1288-1918.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 337-[342]) and index.

    StatementJason Goodwin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDR486 .G66 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 351 p. :
    Number of Pages351
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20281088M
    ISBN 100701136693

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    In Lords of the Horizons, author Jason Goodwin explores the rise of Ottoman power and chronicles the centuries of rule and the gradual decline of this empire. Beginning with the origins of the Ottomans from Anatolia in western Turkey, where many of them were warriors of the Islamic faith, the narrative moves to the fourteenth century, when the. Goodwin studied Byzantine history at Cambridge and is the author of Lords of the Horizons: A History of the Ottoman Empire, among other award-winning nonfiction. He lives with his wife and children in England. —The New York Times Book Review.


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