Constantinople: City of the World'S Desire, 1453-1924 download free [PDF and Ebook] by Philip Mansel

Constantinople: City of the World'S Desire, 1453-1924 download free [PDF and Ebook] by Philip Mansel year 2006
  • Book name: Constantinople: City of the World'S Desire, 1453-1924
  • Author: Philip Mansel
  • Release date: 2006/8/21
  • Publisher: HODDER & STOUGHTON GENERAL DIVISION
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9780719568800
  • Rating: 7.2 of 10
  • Votes: 587
  • Review by: Valentino Kirkwood
  • Review rating: 9 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/5
  • Total pages: 560
  • Includes a PDF summary of 60 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Philip Mansel's highly acclaimed history of Constantinople (formerly known as Byzantium) absorbingly charts the interaction between the vibrantly cosmopolitan capital - 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.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 27H50M40S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Early History: C 500 To C 1450/1500, 20th Century History: C 1900 To C 2000, European History, Middle Eastern History, Asian History, Modern History To 20th Century: C 1700 To C 1900, History Of The Americas, Social & Cultural History
  • Available formats: EPUB, PRC, TCR, TXT, FB2, WORD, DOC, PDF. Compressed in TAR.BZ2, TZO, RAR, AZW4, IMG, RPM, ZIP
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 18.44 USD
  • Dimensions: 130x197x36mm
  • Weight: 365g
  • Printed by: John Murray Publishers Ltd
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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