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King, Charles, 1967-
The Black Sea : a history / Charles King
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005
book jacket
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 Armenian Research Center  DJK66 .K56    CALL 593-5181
Subject Black Sea Region -- History
Black Sea Region -- Politics and government
Black Sea Region -- Civilization
Physical Description xx, 276 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Note ACCESS: May only be used at the Armenian Research Center ; please call 313 593-5181 for Center hours
Originally published: 2004
Contents An archaeology of place: People and water ; Region, frontier, nation ; Beginnings ; Geography and ecology -- Pontus Euxinus, 700BC-AD500: The edge of the world ; "Frogs around a pond" ; "A community of race" ; How a Scythian saved civilization ; The voyage of Argo ; "More barbarous than ourselves" ; Pontus and Rome ; Dacia Traiana ; The expedition of Flavius Arrianus ; The Prophet of Abonoteichus -- Mare Maggiore, 500-1500: "The Scythian nations are one" ; Sea-fire ; Khazars, Rhos, Bulgars, and Turks ; Business in Gazaria ; Pax Mongolica ; The ship from Caffa ; Empire of the Comneni ; Turchia ; An ambassador from the east -- Kara Deniz, 1500-1700" "The source of all the seas" ; "To Constantinople, to be sold!" ; Domn, Khan, and Derebey ; Sailors' graffiti ; A navy of seagulls -- Chernoe More, 1700-1860: Sea and steppe ; A flotilla on Azov ; Cleopatra processes south ; The flight of the Kalmoucks ; A season in the Kherson ; Rear admiral Dzhons ; New Russia ; Fever, ague, and Lazaretto ; A consul in Trabzon ; Crimea -- Black Sea, 1860-1990: Empires, states, and treaties ; Steam, wheat, rail, and oil ; "An ignoble army of scribbling visitors" ; Trouble on the Köstence Line ; The unpeopling ; "The division of the waters" ; Knowing the sea ; The Prometheans ; Development and decline -- Facing the water
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [251]-261) and index
Series Armenian Research Center collection

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