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  • Crisis and Conciliationby James Ker-Lindsay

    I.B.Tauris 2007; US$ 27.50

    When Abdullah Ocalan, leader of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), was arrested in February 1999 it marked a turning point in relations between Greece and Turkey. As the country?s most wanted man, his arrest was greeted with jubilation throughout most of Turkey. However, it also led to a public outcry when it emerged that he had been captured leaving... more...

  • Greek Idea, Theby Maria Koundoura

    I.B.Tauris 2007; US$ 45.00

    Greece today finds itself caught on a turbulent edge of Europe, yet both high culture and popular myth have long placed Greece as a locus of Western civilisation, reinforced by English travellers' ?discovery? of Greece in the late-eighteenth century and the impact this had on English Literature. Opening up fresh avenues of discourse, Maria Koundoura... more...

  • Greeceby Carol G. Thomas

    Wiley 2014; US$ 74.95

    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 on... more...

  • Pharmakonby Michael A. Rinella

    Lexington Books 2010; US$ 39.99

    Pharmakon traces the emergence of an ethical discourse in ancient Greece, one centered on states of psychological ecstasy. In the dialogues of Plato, philosophy is itself characterized as a pharmakon, one superior to a large number of rival occupations, each of which laid claim to their powers being derived from, connected with, or likened to, a... more...

  • Griechisch-römische Philosophie im Kontext der Weltphilosophieby Martin Euringer

    Traugott Bautz 2007; US$ 8.35

    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...

  • Das neugriechische Schattentheater Karagiozisby Walter Puchner

    Hollitzer Wissenschaftsverlag 2014; US$ 30.96

    Das neugriechische Schattentheater ist der letzte Zeuge einer einst im ganzen östlichen Mittelmeer verbreiteten Spieltätigkeit. Dieses fachlich scheinbar periphere Phänomen führt den Untersuchenden sehr bald schon in zentrale Bereiche von Theaterwissenschaft und Neogräzistik, wobei Walter Puchners Arbeit eine langjährige Lücke schließt, da die griechische... more...

  • Salonica, City of Ghostsby Mark Mazower

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 18.00

    Salonica, located in northern Greece, was long a fascinating crossroads metropolis of different religions and ethnicities, where Egyptian merchants, Spanish Jews, Orthodox Greeks, Sufi dervishes, and Albanian brigands all rubbed shoulders. Tensions sometimes flared, but tolerance largely prevailed until the twentieth century when the Greek army marched... more...

  • The Nation and its Ruinsby Yannis Hamilakis

    Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 48.99

    An innovative, extensively illustrated study examining how classical antiquities and archaeology contributed to the production of the modern Greek nation and its national imagination, and how, in return, national imagination has created and shaped classical antiquities and archaeological practice from the nineteenth century to the present. - ;This... more...

  • Greek Diaspora and Migration since 1700by Dimitris Tziovas

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 144.95

    The Greek diaspora is one of the paradigmatic historical diasporas and essentially now a modern phenomenon. Diaspora, exile and immigration represent three successive phases in Modern Greek history and they are useful vantage points from which to analyse changes in Greek society, politics and culture over the last three centuries. This volume charts... more...

  • Modern Greeceby John S. Koliopoulos; Thanos M. Veremis

    Wiley 2009; US$ 113.95

    Modern Greece: A History since 1821 is a chronological account of the political, economic, social, and cultural history of Greece, from the birth of the Greek state in 1821 to 2008 by two leading authorities. Pioneering and wide-ranging study of modern Greece, which incorporates the most recent Greek scholarship Sets the history of modern Greece... more...