The Black Sea: A History

The Black Sea: A History

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by Charles King
     
 

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ISBN-10: 019928394X

ISBN-13: 9780199283941

Pub. Date: 09/22/2005

Publisher: Oxford University Press

The lands surrounding the Black Sea share a colorful past. Though in recent decades they have experienced ethnic conflict, economic collapse, and interstate rivalry, their common heritage and common interests run deep. Now, as a region at the meeting point of the Balkans, Central Asia, and the Middle East, the Black Sea is more important than ever. In this lively

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The lands surrounding the Black Sea share a colorful past. Though in recent decades they have experienced ethnic conflict, economic collapse, and interstate rivalry, their common heritage and common interests run deep. Now, as a region at the meeting point of the Balkans, Central Asia, and the Middle East, the Black Sea is more important than ever. In this lively and entertaining book, which is based on extensive research in multiple languages, Charles King investigates the myriad 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.

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ISBN-13:
9780199283941
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
09/22/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
562,474
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1. An Archaeology of Place
2. Pontus Euxinus, 700 BC—AD 500
3. Mare Maggiore, 500—1500
4. Kara Deniz, 1500—1700
5. Chernoe More, 1700—1860
6. Black Sea, 1860—1990
7. Facing the Water

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The Black Sea: A History 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
jeannie23 More than 1 year ago
Very interesting, very well written.