Black Sea: The Birthplace of Civilisation and Barbarism

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9780099593713: Black Sea: The Birthplace of Civilisation and Barbarism

This title is a homage to the ocean and its shores, and a meditation on Eurasian history from the earliest times to the present. It evokes the culture, history and politics of the volatile region along these shores.

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"Every page is freighted with rich and fascinating detail" ( Independent)

"A brilliant biography of place. The complex social, ethnic and extraordinary ecological histories of this region - combined with vivid anecdotes and encounters - provide the background for stimulating reflections" ( Guardian)

"Must certainly be among the year's most memorable non-fiction books" ( Financial Times)

"A scholarly desktop travel through lost worlds" ( The Times)

"A genuinely compelling book: erudite, original, beautifully written" (Anne Applebaum Literary Review)

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An acclaimed, award-winning book on a fascinating subject, recently revised and updated by the author.

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