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- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 79.99
The Historical Dictionary of Modern Greece explores the modern history of this country through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on important persons, places, events, and institutions, as well as on significant political, economic, social, and cultural aspects. more...
- OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 18.99
The contribution of the Ancient Greeks to modern western culture is incalculable. In the worlds of art, architecture, myth, literature, and philosophy, the world we live in would be unrecognizably different without the formative influence of Ancient Greek models. Ancient Greek civilization was defined by the city - in Greek, the polis, from which we... more...
- Dorling Kindersley 2011; US$ 14.00
Whether you are traveling first class or on a limited budget, DK Eyewitness Top 10: Crete will lead you straight to the very best this historic island has to offer. From ancient Minoan ruins to the towering Venetian wall and fortress of Heraklion, all the must-sees are covered in a trouble-free list format. There are accommodation reviews for every... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1998; US$ 58.00
Ancient Greece comes alive in this recreation of the daily lives of ordinary people?men and women, children and the elderly, slaves and foreigners, rich and poor. Taking account of the most up-to-date discoveries, the author provides a wealth of information on such varied facets of Greek life as food and drink, dress, housing, literacy, juvenile delinquency,... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 70.00
Ancient Greece comes alive in this exploration of the daily lives of ordinary people-men and women, children and the elderly, slaves and foreigners, rich and poor. With new information drawn from the most current research, this volume presents a wealth of information on every aspect of ancient Greek life, including food and drink, religious practices,... more...
- BRILL 2008; US$ 216.00
Greeks set up colonies in new environments, establishing themselves in lands stretching from the Iberian Peninsula in the west to North Africa in the south and the Black Sea in the north-east. This work aims to present the general picture of this phenomenon, showing its importance in the history of the whole ancient world, including the Near East. more...
- Simon & Schuster 2002; US$ 17.99
Tom Stone went to Greece one summer to write a novel -- and stayed twenty-two years. On Patmos, the tiny island where St. John received the apocalyptic visions recorded in the Book of Revelations, he fell in love with Danielle, a beautiful French painter. His novel completed and sold, he decided to stay a little longer. Seven idyllic years later,... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 13.99
Why is ancient Greece important? Because, quite simply, if we want to understand the modern Western world, we need to look back to the Greeks. Consider the way we think about ethics, about the nature of beauty and truth, about our place in the universe, about our mortality. All this we have learned from the ancient Greeks. They molded the basic disciplines... more...
- Berghahn Books 2008; US$ 85.00
This is the ethnography of the Mykoniots d'élection , a 'gang' of romantic adventurers who have been visiting the island of Mykonos for the last thirty-five years and have formed a community of dispersed friends. Their constant return to and insistence on working, acting and creating in a tourist space, offers them an extreme identity,... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2008; US$ 72.80
Women Writing Greece explores images of modern Greece by women who experienced the country as travellers, writers, and scholars, or who journeyed there through the imagination. The essays assembled here consider women's travel narratives, memoirs and novels, ranging from the eighteenth to the late twentieth century, focusing on the role of gender... more...