Constantinople: City of the Worlds Desire, 1453-1924.pdf

Constantinople: City of the Worlds Desire, 1453-1924

Philip Mansel


Philip Mansel’s highly acclaimed history absorbingly charts the interaction between the vibrantly cosmopolitan capital of Constantinople – the city of the world’s desire – and its ruling family.

In 1453, Mehmed the Conqueror entered Constantinople on a white horse, beginning an Ottoman love affair with the city that lasted until 1924, when the last Caliph hurriedly left on the Orient Express. For almost five centuries Constantinople, with its enormous racial and cultural diversity, was the centre of the dramatic and often depraved story of an extraordinary dynasty.



Sayfa Sayısı: 560

Baskı Yılı: 1995


Dili: İngilizce
Yayınevi: John Murray

At once scholarly and entertaining, Constantinople depicts the Ottoman capital as a place of shifting boundaries and categories. It was the capital of both Islam and the Orthodox church, part of the "system of Europe" and a magnet for people and ideas from Paris to Isfahan. It was also a city of critical strategic importance, coveted at different periods by Russia, Germany, Bulgaria, … Turkey: Constantinople: City of the World's Desire, 1453–1924; Philip Mansel Mordecai Lee Ph.D. University of Wisconsin‐Milwaukee. Search for more papers by this author. Mordecai Lee Ph.D. University of Wisconsin‐Milwaukee. Search for more papers by …

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Constantinople: City of the Worlds Desire, 1453-1924.pdf

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Sofi Voighua

Philip Mansel tarafından Constantinople: City of the World's Desire, 1453-1924 bir kitabı PDF'de depolamak size daha yaratıcı bir özgürlük sunar. PDF biçimi HTML5 ile yakından ilişkilidir. Description of Constantinople: City of the World's Desire, 1453-1924.

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Mattio Mazios

Constantinople - City of the World's Desire, 1453-1924 kitabı hakkında bilgileri içeren kitap satış sayfası. Philip Mansel kitapları ve Penguin Books 1997 baskısı  ... ... the Ottoman Empire and the Middle East: 'Sultans in Splendour' was published in 1988 and 'Constantinople: City of the World's Desire 1453-1924' in 1995.

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Noe Schulzzo

1.04.1998 Constantinople: City of the World's Desire, 1453-1924 de Mansel, Philip sur AbeBooks.fr - ISBN 10 : 0719568803 - ISBN 13 : 9780719568800 - John Murray - 2006 - Couverture souple

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Jason Statham

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Jessica Kolhmann

On the afternoon of 29 May 1453 the Sultan entered the long-desired city. Riding a white horse, he advanced down an avenue of death. The city of Constantinople  ... Meticulously researched, this must be one of the best book written on Ottoman History by a foreign historian. Although the narrative of Mansel may seem a bit dry at ...