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The Forgotten Frontier

A History of the Sixteenth-Century Ibero-African Frontier

The sixteenth-century Mediterranean witnessed the expansion of both European and Middle Eastern civilizations, under the guises of the Habsburg monarchy and the Ottoman empire. Here, Andrew C. Hess considers the relations between these two dynasties in light of the social, economic, and political affairs at the frontiers between North Africa and the Iberian peninsula.


290 pages | 9 figures, 4 tables | 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 | © 1978

Publications of the Center for Middle Eastern Studies

History: Middle Eastern History

Middle Eastern Studies

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Note on Transliteration
1  The Ibero-African Frontier
2  A Military Revolution 
3  North Africa and the Atlantic
4  Islam Resurgent
5  The Clash of Empires
6  North Africa in Revolt
7  Islam Expelled
8  Once again the East
9  The Forgotten Frontier
10 The Mediterranean Divided
Abbreviations
Note on Unpublished Sources
Notes
Glossary
Bibliographical Essay
Index
 

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