Mediterranean Winter

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Mediterranean Winter

The Pleasures of History and Landscape in Tunisia, Sicily, Dalmatia, and the Peloponnese

By Robert D. Kaplan

Vintage Books USA, Paperback, 9780375714337, 254pp.

Publication Date: March 8, 2005

Description
Artful and intelligent . . . . Kaplan's book has made its own mark. . . I am able to feel the sense of an exotic and timeless part of the world.
Bob Hoover, Pittsburg Post-Gazette
Kaplan] helps the distant past resonate today. . . . He] teaches lessons that are informative and concise. The Washington Post Book World
A writer of extraordinary intellect and passion . . . with a wonderfully lucid way of relating history as a living thing. San Francisco Chronicle
Erudite and intrepid. . . . Kaplan] is a deft guide to wherever he chooses to lead you. The New York Times


About the Author
Robert D. Kaplan is the bestselling author of sixteen books on foreign affairs and travel translated into many languages, including Asia s Cauldron, The Revenge of Geography, Monsoon, The Coming Anarchy, and Balkan Ghosts. He is a senior fellow at the Center for a New American Security and a contributing editor at The Atlantic, where his work has appeared for three decades. He was chief geopolitical analyst at Stratfor, a visiting professor at the United States Naval Academy, and a member of the Pentagon s Defense Policy Board. Foreign Policy magazine has twice named him one of the world s Top 100 Global Thinkers. From the Hardcover edition."


Praise For Mediterranean Winter

“Artful and intelligent . . . . Kaplan's book has made its own mark. . . I am able to feel the sense of an exotic and timeless part of the world.”
— Bob Hoover, Pittsburg Post-Gazette

“[Kaplan] helps the distant past resonate today. . . . [He] teaches lessons that are informative and concise.” –The Washington Post Book World

“A writer of extraordinary intellect and passion . . . with a wonderfully lucid way of relating history as a living thing.” –San Francisco Chronicle

“Erudite and intrepid. . . . [Kaplan] is a deft guide to wherever he chooses to lead you.” –The New York Times

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