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Tying Literature, Art and History to the Land

Tying Literature, Art and History to the Land

As mentioned earlier, Stephen O’Shea’s excellent Sea of Faith adds a nice angle to its history. He focuses on the interaction of faith, politics, empires and art in the Mediterranean from the advent of Islam to the battle of Malta in 1565. He also travels to many of the lands in question and contrasts current day with the past. This helps us think of the long view, and I imagine it helped him write his history more effectively. In recent…

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