Black sea: Coasts and Conquests: From Pericles to Putin [Audiobook] download free by Neal Ascherson

Black sea: Coasts and Conquests: From Pericles to Putin Audiobook download free by Neal Ascherson
  • Listen audiobook: Black sea: Coasts and Conquests: From Pericles to Putin
  • Author: Neal Ascherson
  • Release date: 2015/8/5
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9781784700911
  • Rating: 7.94 of 10
  • Votes: 696
  • Review by: Arya Ridley
  • Review rating: 9.67 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/7
  • Duration: 3H42M41S in 256 kbps (60.8 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-08-22
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: MP3, MPEG-4 SLS, WMA, WAV, MPEG4, FLAC (compression TAR.XZ, GZ, EML, RAR, ZIP, TZO)
  • Total pages original book: 304
  • Includes a PDF summary of 27 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 19M27S (5.4 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: 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 Russian Empires around the Black Sea. He examines the terrors of Stalinism and its fascist enemy, both striving for mastery of these endlessly colourful and complex shores, and investigates the turbulent history of modern Ukraine. This is a story of Greeks, Scythians, Samatians, Huns, Goths, Turks, Russians, Ukrainians and Poles. This is the sea where Europe ended. It is the place where 'barbarism' was born.UPDATED WITH A NEW FOREWORD BY THE AUTHOR
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Guidebooks, Asian History, European History, Travel Writing
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 13.85 USD
  • Dimensions: 129x198x19mm
  • Weight: 244g
  • Printed by: VINTAGE
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom

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