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Victory of the West

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Victory of the West; the story of the Battle of Lepanto by Niccolo Capponi. MacMillan 2006. Hardback with dust jacket. In very good condition.
On 7 October 1571, on the gulf between mainland Greece and the Peloponnese, the fleets of the Ottoman Empire and the Christian Holy League met in a battle that would prove the crux of that century's war between Christianity and Islam. No naval battle until Jutland in 1916 - not even Trafalgar - involved such numerous forces, and in no previous encounter with the Ottomans had the Christians met with success. In this compelling piece of narrative history, Niccolo Capponi takes a fresh look at the last great, bloody, and crucial showdown between oared fighting galleys, which - like the legendary battles of Salamis, Waterloo and Stalingrad - halted the progress of a force that had hitherto seemed unstoppable.

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Author(s):
Capponi N
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
224x15x3.5cm
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1405045884
ISBN-13:
9781405045889
Number of pages:
411
Publisher:
Macmillan
Title:
Victory of the West

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Victory of the West; the story of the Battle of Lepanto by Niccolo Capponi. MacMillan 2006. Hardback with dust jacket. In very good condition.
On 7 October 1571, on the gulf between mainland Greece and the Peloponnese, the fleets of the Ottoman Empire and the Christian Holy League met in a battle that would prove the crux of that century's war between Christianity and Islam. No naval battle until Jutland in 1916 - not even Trafalgar - involved such numerous forces, and in no previous encounter with the Ottomans had the Christians met with success. In this compelling piece of narrative history, Niccolo Capponi takes a fresh look at the last great, bloody, and crucial showdown between oared fighting galleys, which - like the legendary battles of Salamis, Waterloo and Stalingrad - halted the progress of a force that had hitherto seemed unstoppable.

Author(s):
Capponi N
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
224x15x3.5cm
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1405045884
ISBN-13:
9781405045889
Number of pages:
411
Publisher:
Macmillan
Title:
Victory of the West

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