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The Resource Levant : splendour and catastrophe on the Mediterranean, Philip Mansel

Levant : splendour and catastrophe on the Mediterranean, Philip Mansel

Label
Levant : splendour and catastrophe on the Mediterranean
Title
Levant
Title remainder
splendour and catastrophe on the Mediterranean
Statement of responsibility
Philip Mansel
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Chronicles the history of three major cities in the Levant region--Smyrna, Alexandria, and Beirut--from its golden age in the sixteenth century when different cultures and religions lived together to the present day
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10016104
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
956
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
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splendour and catastrophe on the Mediterranean
Label
Levant : splendour and catastrophe on the Mediterranean, Philip Mansel
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 425-450) and index
Contents
The vineyards of Pera -- Smyrna : the eye of Asia -- Smyrna : massacres and merriment -- Alexandria : the key to Egypt -- Alexandria : bid for empire -- Beirut : the republic of merchants -- Alexandria : khedives and consuls -- Alexandria : the British years -- Beirut : the jewel in the crown of the padishah -- Smyrna : Greeks and Turks -- Drifting cities -- Catastrophe and liberation -- Alexandria : queen of the Mediterranean -- Egyptianization -- Beirut : birth of a capital -- The Paris of the Middle East -- The dance of death -- New Levants for old
Control code
670481481
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
470 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780300172645
Lccn
2011920105
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)670481481
Label
Levant : splendour and catastrophe on the Mediterranean, Philip Mansel
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 425-450) and index
Contents
The vineyards of Pera -- Smyrna : the eye of Asia -- Smyrna : massacres and merriment -- Alexandria : the key to Egypt -- Alexandria : bid for empire -- Beirut : the republic of merchants -- Alexandria : khedives and consuls -- Alexandria : the British years -- Beirut : the jewel in the crown of the padishah -- Smyrna : Greeks and Turks -- Drifting cities -- Catastrophe and liberation -- Alexandria : queen of the Mediterranean -- Egyptianization -- Beirut : birth of a capital -- The Paris of the Middle East -- The dance of death -- New Levants for old
Control code
670481481
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
470 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780300172645
Lccn
2011920105
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)670481481

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