The Mediterranean: Portrait of a Sea


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For thousands of years people have sailed, traded, and fought across the waters of the Mediterranean. On its shores and islands they have built cities, colonised, dreamed, conquered and fallen. This sea, which brings together three continents, was the cradle of western civilisation. Ernle Bradford spent almost 30 years sailing into nearly every corner of the Mediterranean and here he tells its fascinating story. Once it was realised that the sea could be a link rather than a barrier, discovery was possible and he follows ...

The Mediterranean: Portrait of a Sea 2000, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780141390338

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Mediterranean: Portrait of a Sea 1971, Harcourt Publishers Group (Australia) Pty.Ltd, Marrickville

ISBN-13: 9780151585847