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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Author Biography - Gerald MacLean
GERALD MACLEAN (FRAS, FRHistS) is Professor of English at the 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.