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Lords Of The Horizons: A History of the Ottoman Empire by [Goodwin, Jason]
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"A work of dazzling beauty...the rare coming together of historical scholarship and curiosity about distant places with luminous writing." --The New York Times Book Review

"A meditation on a vanished world that hovers like an apparition over today's grim headlines." --The New York Times Book Review

"Jason Goodwin's deftly written and beguiling history of the Ottoman Empire is particularly pertinent today, when the cauldron of ancient hatred once more boils over, but his prose would be welcome at any time." --The Boston Globe

"May be read with pleasure and profit by everyone, not least the traveler headed east of Vienna and west of Baghdad." --The Wall Street Journal

"A delightfully picaresque history, brimming with memorable anecdotes and outrageous personalities." --Kirkus Reviews

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Lords of the Horizons charts the Ottoman Empire's swirling history; dramatic, detailed and alive - a journey, and a world all in one.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 4863 KB
  • Print Length: 370 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 0099994003
  • Publisher: Vintage Digital; New Ed edition (11 January 2011)
  • Sold by: PRH UK
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B004H1T7XE
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #77,806 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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Mr. Melville
1.0 out of 5 starsIt reads like a monlogue by a tour guide pointing out points of interest from a tour bus.............
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Keith C.
5.0 out of 5 starsEncyclopedic and Colorful Tour of the Ottoman World !
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Christopher Armstrong-Stevenson
5.0 out of 5 starsJason Goodwin excels once again
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5.0 out of 5 starsMagnificent Book about the Ottoman Empire
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hunter green
5.0 out of 5 starsBought about seven copies as gifts.
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