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British in the Mediterranean

Peter Dietz

British in the Mediterranean

by Peter Dietz

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Published by Brassey"s, Distributed in North America by Macmillan Pub. Co. in London, Washington, [New York] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • Mediterranean Region,
  • Mediterranean Region.
    • Subjects:
    • Military bases, British -- Mediterranean Region.,
    • Great Britain -- History, Military.,
    • Mediterranean Region -- History, Military.,
    • Mediterranean Region -- Civilization.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-219) and index.

      StatementPeter Dietz.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUA649.32.M43 D54 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 228 p., [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages228
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1097176M
      ISBN 100080377165
      LC Control Number94021810

      The question of British interests in the Mediterranean and Middle East cannot be discussed without some consideration of the past history of British relations with the area. These relations have been of two kinds, relations with the states and peoples of the area, and relations with other European powers possessing influence or seeking. A comprehensive overview of the activities of the British navy in the Mediterranean from the earliest times until the present.

        His new book, Christian Slaves, Muslim Masters: White Slavery in the Mediterranean, the Barbary Coast, and Italy, , concluded that 1 million to million ended up in bondage. Some of his articles were published in influential journals such as English Historical Review, Viator, Mediterranean Historical Review, and Papers of the British School at Rome, while others appeared in hard-to-obtain festschrifts, proceedings of international conferences, and so on. The articles included here, based on analysis of Latin, Greek.

      The British and Americans planned for a cross-Channel liberation of France, with a possible large-scale raid in But the raid seemed suicidal, and with the Soviet Union expressing deep dissatisfaction with the pace of American and British preparations, FDR made the painful decision to strike first in North Africa, not : Historynet Staff.   The foundation of the Mediterranean diet is vegetables, fruits, herbs, nuts, beans and whole grains. Meals are built around these plant-based foods. Moderate amounts of dairy, poultry and eggs are also central to the Mediterranean Diet, as is seafood. In contrast, red meat is .


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