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- Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 49.95
This work explores the Truman administration's involvement in the civil war in Greece in the aftermath of World War II. America's fear of Soviet world domination resulted in the establishment of an American military presence on Greek soil and regular arms shipments as part of a containment policy. more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2006; US$ 278.60
The period between the collapse of the Mycenaean civilization around 1200 BC and the dawning of the classical era four and half centuries later is known as the Dark Age of Greece. This book constitutes the fundamental reinterpretation of this period. It serves as a reference on the later phases of the Mycenaean and the Early Greek Iron Ages. more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 32.50
The civilisation of the Ancient Greeks has been immensely influential on the language, politics, educational systems, philosophy, science and arts of Western culture. As well as instigating itself as the birthplace of the Olympics, Ancient Greece is famous for its literature, philosophy, mythology and the beautiful architecture- to which thousands... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2013; US$ 26.00
The incredible true story of the WWII spies, including Patrick Leigh Fermor and John Pendlebury, who fought to save Crete and block Hitler's march to the East. In the bleakest years of WWII, when it appeared that nothing could slow the German army, Hitler set his sights on the Mediterranean island of Crete, the ideal staging ground for German domination... more...
- Andrews UK 2011; US$ 11.49
Athens is an historical anomaly. Excavations date its first settlement to over seven thousand years ago, yet it only became the capital of Greece in 1834. During the intervening centuries it was occupied by almost every mobile culture in Europe: from its earliest likely settlers, tribes from what is now Albania, to Nazi forces during the second World... more...
- Pan Macmillan 2012; US$ 20.46
An up-to-date accessible history of the phenomenal rise and fall of the greatest city of antiquity, describing its rise to pre-eminence and rapid demise as the greatest of all Greek tragedies. The first history of the city to continue the story through 1500 years of obscurity to its romantic revival under Byron's influence and up to the present day,... more...
- Pan Macmillan UK 2004; US$ 42.72
If ever a city's present and future were bound up with the myth of its past, that city is Athens, whose culture is one of Europe's greatest legacies. Robin Waterfield's elegant and accessible book is the first and only history of the city from the ancient through to modern times, concentrating on Athens' zenith in classical times but also containing... more...
- The Floating Press 1916; US$ 7.99
The changes made in the map of Europe by the Balkan Wars of 1912-1913 were not merely the occasion but a cause and probably the most potent, and certainly the most urgent, of all the causes that led to the World War which raged with such titanic fury from the summer of 1914. Had the Balkan Allies after their triumph over Turkey not fallen out amongst... more...
- Atlantic Books Ltd 2013; US$ 14.57
Britain in the 1980s was a polarized nation. Determined to take the country in a radically different direction was the most dominant, commanding and controversial leader of her age, Margaret Thatcher. With the two main political parties as far apart as at any time since the 1930s, the period was riven by violent confrontation, beginning with the... more...