Books by Andrew Wheatcroft

Released: May 1, 2009

"A highly specialized but informative study."
Historian Wheatcroft (Centre for Publishing Studies/Univ. of Stirling; Infidels: A History of the Conflict Between Christendom and Islam, 2004, etc.) presents a blow-by-blow account of the Siege of Vienna of 1683. Read full book review >
Released: June 22, 2004

"Still, Wheatcroft's attention to the long pedigree of anti-Muslim feelings and the survival of medieval attitudes into the present (as when a high-ranking Pentagon officer remarked to a Muslim warlord in Somalia, 'I know that my God is real and yours is an idol') yields enlightening results."
Fanatical, devilish, inclined to terrorism: the Western view of Muslim peoples has scarcely changed for more than a millennium. Read full book review >
THE OTTOMANS by Andrew Wheatcroft
Released: May 1, 1994

"He has, though, drawn up a readable and colorful portrait of a complex history."
An illustrated popular history that attempts to demystify the often enigmatic, feared, and misunderstood Ottoman Empire. Read full book review >