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Published: 18 March 2010

304 Pages


ISBN: 9780195377828

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The Ottoman Age of Exploration

Giancarlo Casale

  • Beautifully written narrative that highlights the expansionist plans of Ottoman sultans, in conjunction with spies, corsairs, and harem women, into the Indian Ocean.
  • Argues for the inclusion of Ottomans into the Age of Exploration, alongside contemporary overseas empires of Spain and Portugal and rival Islamic states like Mughal India and Safavid Iran.