Defenders of the Faith

Charles V, Suleyman the Magnificent, and the Battle for Europe, 1520–1536
Product Number: EB00389497
Released: Jun 05, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781101057117
Publisher: Penguin Books
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A bestselling historian recounts the epic clash that ended the Renaissance and pushed Islam to the gates of Vienna In Warriors of God and Dogs of God, James Reston, Jr., brought two epochal events in the struggle between Islam and Christendom to readers eager to understand the roots of the present-day conflict. With his unwavering eye for detail, Reston now weaves a captivating narrative that examines a pivotal period in that centuries- long war, which found Europe at its most vulnerable and Islam on the attack. This saga of colliding worlds is propelled by two astonishing young sovereigns-the Holy Roman Emperor Charles V and the Turkish sultan Suleyman the Magnificent-and is supported by a wide range of larger-than-life characters, who lend this meticulously researched history a novel's worth of suspense and brio.

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Author(s): James Reston, Jr.
Original Publish Date: May 14, 2009

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Author(s): James Reston, Jr.
Genre: History
Product Number DD42561
Released: Jan 29, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781982617387

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