Voluminous yet highly readable account of the naval battle of Lepanto and preceding events This very fine study significantly expands current scholarship on the subject. Highly recommended.
Saudi Aramco World
[A] readable collection Author provides background information and explanation so that complex interactions become accessible to the reader, and the book is enhanced by good illustrations and a very useful bibliography.
Stewart is a compelling writer When Asia Was the World will help raise popular awareness that the Earth's history didn't begin in Europe.
International Journal of Maritime History
“Impressive…Capponi’s account has many merits.”