6 edition of Agents of Empire found in the catalog.
May 23, 2007
by University of Toronto Press
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||272|
Agents of Empire Knights, Corsairs, Jesuits and Spies in the Sixteenth-century Mediterranean World (Book): Malcolm, Noel: "In the late sixteenth century, a prominent Albanian named Antonio Bruni composed a revealing document about his home country. Historian Sir Noel Malcolm takes this document as a point of departure to explore the lives of the entire Bruni family, whose members . Agents of Empire describes the paths taken through the eastern Mediterranean and its European hinterland by members of a Venetian-Albanian family, almost all of them previously invisible to history. They include an archbishop in the Balkans, the captain of the papal flagship at the Battle of Lepanto, the power behind the throne in the Ottoman province of Moldavia, and a dragoman (interpreter) at the .
Dominic Flandry is a fictional character and the protagonist of the second half of Poul Anderson's Technic History science fiction series. He first appeared in The space opera series is set in the 31st century, during the waning days of the Terran Empire. Flandry is a dashing field agent of the Imperial Intelligence Corps who travels the stars to fight off imminent threats to the empire. This is a remarkable book - remarkable for its erudition, its range, and its readability. It depicts in vivid detail a world in which frontiers are porous and shifting, and in which merchants, soldiers, corsairs and the local agents of empire seize the opportunities for riches and advancement offered by more or less permanently unsettled conditions/5(75).
The book covers four generations from about until CE. Agents of Empire is thoroughly researched. It includes 76 pages of notes and an extensive page bibliography that contains only those works cited in the text or notes. The author also provides the reader an excellent glossary. In addition the book includes 39 illustrations and maps. Penny Moore, Agent, Empire Literary. Looking for Comedy, Fantasy, YA, Historical, Heist, Speculative Fiction, Friendship, POC, MG, Women, Nonfiction, Graphic Novels.
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The result of years of archival detective work, Agents of Empire brings to life a vibrant moment in European and Ottoman history, challenging our assumptions about their supposed differences. Malcolms book guides us through the exchanges between East and West, Venetians and the Ottomans, and tells a story of worlds colliding with and transforming one another/5(73).
Malcolm’s book, "Agents of Empire," surveys the complex world of the eastern Adriatic and Mediterranean, mostly during the second half of the Sixteenth Century.
His story revolves around a single Albanian family not prominent in history, the Bruni/Bruti family, and /5. Agents of Empire on *FREE* shipping on qualifying cturer: Univ of Toronto Pr.
Agent of Empire is a detailed study of creative works inspired by the escapades of the American soldier of fortune William Walker. The leader of several fractious, bloody forays into Mexico and Central America in the s, Walker was executed in by a Honduran firing by: 4.
Historians have long Agents of Empire book that during the decades from the end of the Habsburg-Valois Wars in until the outbreak in of the Thirty Years' War, Spanish domination of Italy was so complete that one can refer to the period as a "pax hispanica.".
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Set between 3 BBY and 0 BBY, the miniseries will follow the Imperial Intelligence agent Jahan Cross and his droid IN-GA 44 whose undercover assignments for the Empire take them across the galaxy to exotic locales, Issues: To make things even better, this book centers on the Byzantine Empire, specifically a secret agent of theirs.
The Empire, along with the Persian Empire, are still the strongest force in their region, since the Islamic Empire never destroyed Persia When I first read the synopsis of this book, I fell in love/5. 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.
A Turning Point Exclusive Watch the Brand-New Interview with David Jeremiah. In his new book, Dr. David Jeremiah invites you to walk more closely with Jesus while opening his heart with detailed information about the dearest Person in his g: Agents of Empire. Agents of Empire: Knights, Corsairs, Jesuits and Spies in the Sixteenth-century Mediterranean World Noel Malcolm  Oxford University Press, - pages ISBN / ISBN In the late sixteenth century, a prominent Albanian named Antonio Bruni composed a revealing document about his home country.
In this book, based on extensive research in the papers of the ambassadors who represented Charles V and Philip II, Michael J. Levin instead reveals the true fragility of Spanish control and the ambiguous nature of its impact on Italian political and cultural life.
Agents of Empire more broadly highlights the centrality of diplomatic Cited by: Ensign Flandry (Flandry, #1), A Circus of Hells (Flandry), The Rebel Worlds (Flandry, #3), The Day of Their Return, Agent of the Terran Empire (Flandry, Author: Poul Anderson. Agents of Empire by Noel Malcolm review – a dazzling history of the 16th‑century Mediterranean During this fascinating era in the region, Christian states faced a.
From Russia with Love, Skyfall), and with Agent of the Empire Volume 2 - Hard Targets, writer John Ostrander seems to have noticed this as well. Hard Targets depicts Jahan Cross overseeing the election of a new Count Dooku and struggling to appease his Imperial bosses while following his /5(9).
Agents of Empire: Knights, Corsairs, Jesuits and Spies in the Sixteenth-century Mediterranean World. In the late sixteenth century, a prominent Albanian named Antonio Bruni composed a revealing document about his home country.4/5(1).
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Agents of Empire: Knights, Corsairs, Jesuits and Spies in the Sixteenth-Century Mediterranean World by Noel Malcolm. In the second half of the sixteenth century, most of the Christian states of Western Europe were on the defensive against a Muslim superpower - the Empire of the Ottoman sultans.
The previous volume (Star Wars: Agent of the Empire: Iron Eclipse) was basically a James Bond tale in the Star Wars universe. This volume has some more complexity to it. That being said, it's still an action-packed comic book. Agent Cross finds himself in a situation where the mission seems to be driven by politics, not the Empire's best interests/5.
Agents of Empire is a scholarly work, with pages of notes and bibliography, and quite dense in its detail. It includes some fascinating stories, however, and, while it has no dramatisation and little speculation itself, anyone who did want to write a novel about the Balkans and Eastern Mediterranean in the second half of the sixteenth century would find plenty in it to inspire them.
Agents of Empire: Knights, Corsairs, Jesuits and Spies in the Sixteenth-Century Mediterranean World by Noel Malcolm. In the late sixteenth century, a prominent Albanian named Antonio Bruni composed a revealing document about his home country.Empire is a book by post-Marxist philosophers Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri.
Written in the mids, it was published in and quickly sold beyond its expectations as an academic work. In general, Hardt and Negri theorize an ongoing transition from a "modern" phenomenon of imperialism, centered on individual nation-states, to an emergent Publisher: Harvard University Press.Agent of the Terran Empire book.
Read 17 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Flandry, here a captain, undergoes a series of adventure /5.