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The waning of the Mediterranean, 1550-1870 : a geohistorical approach /

Main Author: Tabak, Faruk.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : unrelieved weight of wealth in the Inner Sea
  • Pt. I. Of cities and saints and rich trades
  • Empires and empire-building city-states
  • City-states and the Inner Sea
  • Eclipse of the city-states and the resurfacing of the Mediterranean
  • Pt. II. Of malarial plains and arboreal hills
  • Reversal in the fortunes of the plains
  • New world of the hills
  • Conclusion : the Mediterranean between the Leek-Green Sea and the Green Sea.