"Levant: Splendour and Catastrophe on the Mediterranean" by Philip Mansel (2012).
Philip Mansel (born 1951) is a historian of courts and cities, and the author of a number of books about revolutionary and post-revolutionary France and the rise and fall of the Ottoman Empire. He was born in London in 1951 and educated at Eton College, Balliol College, Oxford, and University College London.Video Title: Philip Mansel. Source: LevantineHeritage. Date Published: February 22, 2012. Description:
He is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, the Royal Society of Literature, the Institute of Historical Research (University of London), and the Royal Asiatic Society, and a member of the Conseil Scientifique of the Centre de Recherche du Château de Versailles.
Philip Mansel being interviewed by Craig Encer on 17 January 2012 post publication of his book 'Levant: Splendour and Catastrophe on the Mediterranean'