Black Sea

Black Sea

Book - 1995
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Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for History

In this study of the fateful encounters between Europe and Asia on the shores of a legendary sea, Neal Ascherson explores the disputed meaning of community, nationhood, history, and culture in a region famous for its dramatic conflicts. What makes the Back Sea cultures distinctive, Ascherson agrues, is the way their comonent parts came together over the millennia to shape unique communities, languages, religions, and trade. As he shows with skill and persuasiveness, Black Sea patterns in the Caucasus, Russia, Ukraine, Romania, Turkey, and Greece have linked the peoples of Europe and Asia together for centuries.

Publisher: New York : Hill and Wang, 1995.
Edition: 1st American ed.
ISBN: 9780809015931
0809015935
9780809030439
0809030438
Branch Call Number: 909.09638 ASCHERSON
Characteristics: ix, 305 p. ; 24 cm.

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