The area from the Balkans to the Caucasus is often seen as a zone of timeless conflict, a frontier region at the meeting place of mutually antagonistic civilizations. But in this pathbreaking work, Charles King investigates the myriad of connections that have made the Black Sea more of a bridge than a boundary, linking religious communities, linguistic groups, empires, and later, nations and states. For some parts of the world, the idea of waterways as defining elements in human history is uncontroversial. Mention the ...

The Black Sea: A History 2005, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780199283941

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The Black Sea: A History 2004, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780199241613