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Published: 01 September 2019

640 Pages | 8 pp insert

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190056728

Bookseller Code (1A)

Agents of Empire

Knights, Corsairs, Jesuits, and Spies in the Sixteenth-Century Mediterranean World

Noel Malcolm

  • The first account of the life and family of Antonio Bruni
  • Examines a family that was closely intertwined with some of the major events of sixteenth-century European history, especially regarding Christian and Ottoman relations
  • Draws attention to the Albanian strand that runs through sixteenth-century European history
  • Large-scale history that combines Stephen Greenblatt's The Swerve and David Abulafia's The Great Sea