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Description - Looking East by Gerald MacLean

Looking East examines how English encounters with the Ottoman Empire helped shape national identities and imperial ambitions. Engagingly written in an accessible style, this book demonstrates how the so-called 'conflict of civilizations' separating the Muslim East from the Christian West is a false and dangerous myth.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780230019676
ISBN-10: 0230019676
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x mm)
Pages: 300
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 5-Sep-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Gerald MacLean

GERALD MACLEAN (FRAS, FRHistS) is Anniversary Professor at the University of York, Visiting Professor at the Institute for Arab and Islamic Studies, University of Exeter, and Honorary Professor, University of Kent at Canterbury. His books include Reorienting the Renaissance: Cultural Exchanges with the East, and The Rise of Oriental Travel: English Visitors to the Ottoman Empire, 1580-1720.

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