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Accursed Tower: The Crusaders' Last Battle for the Holy Land

Hardback, 08/10/2019, £20.00
A thrilling history of the dramatic siege of Acre in 1291, the bloody climax to the two hundred years of the Holy Land Crusades

Conquerors: How Portugal Forged the First Global Empire

Paperback, 04/08/2016, £10.99
As remarkable as Columbus and the conquistador expeditions, the history of Portuguese exploration is now almost forgotten. This title tells an epic tale of navigation, trade and technology, money and religious zealotry, political diplomacy and espionage, sea battles and shipwrecks, endurance, courage and terrifying brutality.

Empires of the Sea

Paperback, 04/07/2013, £12.99
Shows the Mediterranean as a majestic and bloody theatre of war. This title tells the story of military crusading, Barbary pirates, white slavery and the Ottoman Empire - and the larger picture of the struggle between Islam and Christianity.


Paperback, 18/04/2013, £10.99
In the spring of 1453, the Ottoman Turks advanced on Constantinople in pursuit of an ancient Islamic dream: capturing the thousand-year-old capital of Christian Byzantium. This title deals with this topic.