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  • Pillars of Humanityby Marios Koutsoukos

    Andrews UK 2013; US$ 4.99

    Nestled on the south-western spur of Mount Parnassus, the Delphic oracle, seat of the "Delphic Sybil", was the most learned, opulent and celebrated religious centre of the classical Greek world. In the fore temple of the sun-god, Apollo, at Delphi, 148 brief maxims were inscribed on votive pillars surrounding the visiting pilgrim. They were known as... more...

  • Children of the Dictatorshipby Kostis Kornetis

    Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 39.95

    List of Figures Abbreviations Introduction Chapter 1. A Changing Society Universities between Progression and Regression Student Activism Teds and ye-yes: Youth culture Generation Z Continuities and ruptures in contentious politics Chapter 2. Phoenix with a Bayonet Passivity, Consensus,... more...

  • The Muslim Bonaparte: Diplomacy and Orientalism in Ali Pasha's Greeceby K. E. Fleming

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    Ali Pasha of Ioannina (?1750-1822), the Ottoman-appointed governor of the northern mainland of Greece, was a towering figure in Ottoman, Greek, and European history. Based on an array of literatures, paintings, and musical scores, this is the first English-language critical biography about him in recent decades. K. E. Fleming shows that the British... more...

  • Militant Around the Clock?by Nikolaos Papadogiannis

    Berghahn Books 2015; US$ 110.00

    "Papadogiannis offers an impressive panorama of radicalized youth cultures of the Left in post-authoritarian Greece. He manages to convey both the organizational outlook of this dense microcosm and the lived experience of the people at the time, historicizing masterfully this transitional moment in which young 'subjects in motion' acted as a metaphor... more...

  • Griechisch-römische Philosophie im Kontext der Weltphilosophieby Martin Euringer

    Traugott Bautz 2007; US$ 7.20

    Das Buch ?Griechisch-römische Philosophie in interkultureller Perspektive? versucht im Rahmen der Reihe ?Interkulturelle Philosophie? ein Doppeltes zu leisten: Zum einen will es eine einführende Überblicksdarstellung zur antiken abendländischen Philosophie aus einem interkulturellen Blickwinkel liefern. Dabei wird ein Bogen von den Vorsokratikern bis... more...

  • Greeceby Carol G. Thomas

    Wiley 2014; US$ 29.95

    Greece: A Short History of a Long Story presents a comprehensive overview of the history of Greece by exploring the continuity of Greek culture from its Neolithic origins to the modern era. Tells the story of Greece through individual personalities that inhabited various periods in the lengthy sweep of Greek history Uses an approach based... more...

  • The Church of Greece under Axis Occupationby Panteleymon Anastasakis

    Fordham University Press 2014; US$ 41.99

    Axis forces (Germany, Italy, and Bulgaria) occupied Greece from 1941 to 1944. The unimaginable hardships caused by foreign occupation were compounded by the flight of the government days before enemy forces reached Athens. This national crisis forced the Church of Greece, an institution accustomed to playing a central political and social role during... more...

  • Economic Equality and Direct Democracy in Ancient Athensby Larry Patriquin

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 45.00

    This book argues that ancient democracy did not stop at the door of economic democracy, and that ancient Athens has much to tell us about the relationship between political equality and economic equality. Athenian democracy rested on a foundation of general economic equality, which enabled citizens to challenge their exclusion from politics. ... more...

  • The Ancient Greeks For Dummiesby Stephen Batchelor

    Wiley 2011; US$ 15.99

    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...

  • Salonica, City of Ghostsby Mark Mazower

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 18.00

    The New York Times ?An exhaustive, affectionate biography of the city, a deeply researched account that becomes a portrait of the singular, vanished cosmopolitanism of the Ottoman Empire.? ? The Baltimore Sun ?A masterpiece. . . . A masterly synthesis of cultural, political, economic, intellectual, and social history. . . . A book to bring one... more...