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Title Islands of the Eastern Mediterranean : a history of cross-cultural encounters / edited by Özlem Çaykent and Luca Zavagno
Published London ; New York : I.B.Tauris, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 207 pages) : illustrations
Series International library of ethnicity, identity and culture ; 5
International library of ethnicity, identity and culture ; 5
Contents Introduction / Özlem Çaykent and Luca Zavagno -- The Ottoman Ceasar: Mehmed II's strategies of possession, 1453-81 / Céline Dauverd -- Security or glory? Some sixteenth-century views on the necessity of conquering Rhodes / N. Zeynep Yelçe -- The clash of 'rum' and 'frenk': Orthodox-Catholic interactions on the Aegean Islands in the mid-seventeenth to mid-eighteenth centuries and their impact in the Ottoman capital / Elif Bayraktar Tellan -- Challenging authority and transforming politics: a new perspective on the Muslim and Non-Muslim experiences in Ottoman Crete, 1896-97 / Pinar Şenişik -- The Minoans, the Ottomans and the British: the eastern Mediterranean as an imperial space / Elektra Kostopoulou -- 'The wonderful adventures of the Swedish Cyprus Expedition': Elinar Gjerstad, Erik Sjöqvist, the Swedish Institute in Rome and the Cyprus Expedition / Fredrick Whitling -- Looting and losing the archaeological heritage of Cyprus / Marc Fehlmann -- The sea that binds us: the EU's problematic normative capacity and the union for the Mediterranean / C. Akça Ataç
Summary The Mediterranean, or 'Middle Sea', has long been regarded as the symbolic centre of European civilization. The binding water between Turkey, the Middle East, the trading communities of North Africa, and the European powerhouses Italy, France and Greece, a history of this sea is a new and vital way of understanding the history of the societies which have flourished in the region. The Islands of the Eastern Mediterranean charts the story of the water as both connector and border, and analyses the islands role in world history. From Mehmed II's efforts to conquer the old Roman Empire, through th
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject General & world history.
Islands of the Mediterranean -- History
Mediterranean Region -- History.
Mediterranean Region -- Islands of the Mediterranean.
Mediterranean Region.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author C̦aykent, Özlem, editor.
Zavagno, Luca, editor.
ISBN 0857737392
Other Titles History of cross-cultural encounters