Great Sea, The: A Human History of the Mediterranean

David Abulafia

Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd

Published: 06-03-2014

£16.99

Over the years, the Mediterranean Sea has been one of the great centres of civilization. This book presents the history of the Mediterranean, from the erection of temples on Malta around 3500 BC to modern tourism.

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SKU: 9780141977164

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Description

For over three thousand years, the Mediterranean Sea has been one of the great centres of civilization. David Abulafia’s The Great Sea is the first complete history of the Mediterranean, from the erection of temples on Malta around 3500 BC to modern tourism. Ranging across time and the whole extraordinary space of the Mediterranean from Gibraltar to Jaffa, Genoa to Tunis, and bringing to life pilgrims, pirates, sultans and naval commanders, this is the story of the sea that has shaped much of world history.

Additional information

Weight 0.602 kg
Dimensions 36 × 129 × 198 mm
Page Count 816