The sultan and the queen book
The Sultan and the Queen: The Untold Story of Elizabeth and Islam by Jerry BrottonJerry Brotton. New York: Viking, 20th September The Sultan and the Queen: The Untold Story of Elizabeth and Islam, written by Jerry Brotton, a professor of Renaissance studies at Queen Mary University in London, seeks to tell the remarkable story of the Elizabethans who traveled to the Muslim world, what they learned and how their discoveries, and the stories they told, affected life back home. The Sultan and the Queen is written very much for both the layman and the expert to enjoy, with a smooth, almost storybook, writing style that easily engrosses any reader. In this book, Brotton explains an unprecedented trade agreement between Queen Elizabeth I of England and leaders of the Islamic world. In , Elizabeth I was excommunicated by Pope Pius V, effectively cutting English merchants off from most trade with the largely Catholic portions of Europe.
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Share this post. Tell the Publisher. Neither Sultan agreed, but of course the victory was claimed to be due to English superiority all the same. Much more than documents.
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Enlarge cover. To liven up the story, astonishing forays and embassies to the Islamic powers. Trade was anything but smooth or orderly! Harborne could be forgiven for seeing little or no trace of the sultan he had come to court in Constantinople.
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When Elizabeth was excommunicated by the pope inshe found herself in an awkward predicament. The result was an Anglo-Dutch-Persian coalition capable of challenging the dominance of not only the Spanish and Portuguese but also the Ottomans. It is a useful reminder that all history is a history of the present. Orders placed on this site are charged in US dollars. I have read fairly widely about Elizabethan England, and this is not something I'd really encountered before in any kind of detail.
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In contrast, even the Elizabethans got it more right. On prosperity, the Ottoman empire far outstripped England in its military and commercial reach and the scope of its sovereignty. Discover everything Scribd has to offer, including books and audiobooks from major publishers. Related Searches.