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Black Sea: Coasts and Conquests: From Pericles to Putin

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Black Sea: Coasts and Conquests: From Pericles to Putin - Ascherson, Neal
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Black Sea is a homage to an ocean and its shores and a meditation on Eurasian history, from the earliest times to the present. It explores the culture, history and politics of the volatile region which surrounds the Black Sea. Ascherson recalls the world of Herodotus and Aeschylus; Ovid's place of exile on what is now the coast of Romania; the decline and fall of Byzantium; the mysterious Christian Goths; the Tatar Khanates; the growth of Russian power across the grasslands, and the centuries of war between Ottoman and ...

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Black Sea: Coasts and Conquests: From Pericles to Putin 2015, Vintage, London

ISBN-13: 9781784700911

Revised edition

Mass-market paperback