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Review of Peregrine Horden and Nicholas Purcell, The Corrupting Sea: A Study of Mediterranean History (Oxford: Blackwell, 2000) £24.69 ISBN: 978-0-631-21890-6 (Paperback)

Reviewed by Marie Clare

The Corrupting Sea is the first of two volumes which studies the whole of the Mediterranean over a long time period. In its many pages the authors explain their methods of studying the Mediterranean, introducing an approach of breaking down the whole of the Mediterranean area into “microregions”. 1,969 more words

Book Review

A War Quartet

The Mediterranean 2014

Blood on the sand. Salt water runs in the wounds.
It is a hundred years and time heals. A people gathers
At the tide’s edge, swims in a bleary sea… 377 more words

The Great War


The Mediterranean is a symbol of knowledge, creativity, and wisdom. The search for the meaning of life, the love of people and nature is dominant in this area. 31 more words

2014 - The Mediterranean

I saw the Mediterranean Sea for the first time on my trip to Marseille in the south of France. I found the sea very different from the greyish/greenish one I am used to seeing in my native Ghana. 111 more words

Italy: Historical Lucca

We decided to visit Pisa, Italy, and rented a small house in Montemagno. This small village lies up on the hills, just 10 kilometers from the Mediterranean Sea. 289 more words