This Orient Isle: Elizabethan England and the Islamic World download free [PDF and Ebook] by Jerry Brotton

This Orient Isle: Elizabethan England and the Islamic World download free [PDF and Ebook] by Jerry Brotton year 2017
  • Book name: This Orient Isle: Elizabethan England and the Islamic World
  • Author: Jerry Brotton
  • Release date: 2017/6/7
  • Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9780141978673
  • Rating: 8.51 of 10
  • Votes: 178
  • Review by: Naomi Irwin
  • Review rating: 8.45 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/29
  • Total pages: 384
  • Includes a PDF summary of 43 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: WINNER OF THE HISTORICAL WRITERS ASSOCIATION NON-FICTION CROWNAS HEARD ON BBC RADIO 4'Fabulous, timely, a marvellous achievement' Spectator'A richly resonant work which recasts our understanding of the Elizabethan era' Daily TelegraphIn 1570, after plots and assassination attempts against her, Elizabeth I was excommunicated by the Pope. It was the beginning of cultural, economic and political exchanges with the Islamic world of a depth not again experienced until the modern age. England signed treaties with the Ottoman Porte, received ambassadors from Morocco and shipped munitions to Marrakech in the hope of establishing an accord which would keep the common enemy of Catholic Spain at bay. This awareness of the Islamic world found its way into many of the great English cultural productions of the day - especially, of course, Shakespeare's Othello and The Merchant of Venice. This Orient Isle shows that England's relations with the Muslim world were far more extensive, and often more amicable, than we have ever appreciated, and that their influence was felt across the political, commercial and domestic landscape of Elizabethan England.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 18H14M23S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: International Relations, Islamic Studies, Islamic Story & History Books, British & Irish History, Early Modern History: C 1450/1500 To C 1700
  • Available formats: DOC, PDF, LRF, WORD, AZW, DjVu, TXT, EPUB. Compressed in TAR.7Z, ACE, CBC, AZW, RAR, DEB, ZIP
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 13.15 USD
  • Dimensions: 129x198x23mm
  • Weight: 304g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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