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  • The Birth of Classical Europeby Simon Price; Peter Thonemann

    Penguin Group US 2011; US$ 35.00

    A stunning work of research and imagination that sheds new light of the ancient world. The western world has long been fascinated by classical Greek and Roman cultures, whose ideas and achievements underpin our own. Yet little has been written about how those ancient societies existed in conversation with an even deeper past, reaching back... more...

  • Byzantium and the Early Islamic Conquestsby Walter E. Kaegi

    Cambridge University Press 1992; US$ 42.00

    This book examines how the Byzantine Empire came to lose so much of its territory to Islamic conquerors in the seventh century. more...

  • Island in Greece, Anby Michael Carroll

    I.B.Tauris 2009; US$ 17.00

    ?I loved the Greece I knew? the kind of free life that could be had with a boat among the islands.?_x000D_ Scattered in a crescent in the sparkling waters of the Aegean, the islands of the Sporades are known to Greek fishermen as ?the gates of the wind?. It was to this unspoilt archipelago that Michael Carroll sailed Astarte, a boat of sleek mahogany... more...

  • Syracuse, City of Legendsby Jeremy Dummett

    I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 35.00

    Dubbed ?the greatest Greek city and the most beautiful of them all? by Cicero, Syracuse also boasts the richest history of anywhere in Sicily. Syracuse, City of Legends - the first modern historical guide to the city - explores Syracuse?s place within the island and the wider Mediterranean and reveals why it continues to captivate visitors today,... more...

  • Cycladesby John Freely

    I.B.Tauris 2006; US$ 23.00

    The Cyclades are the quintessential Greek isles, renowned for the beauty of their seascapes, their historical monuments and a unique way of life deeply rooted in the remote past of the Aegean. Over the course of more than 7,000 years the Cyclades have seen a succession of civilizations, the earliest of them perpetuated in legends such as that of Atlantis,... more...

  • Mussolini's Greek Islandby Sheila Lecoeur

    I.B.Tauris 2009; US$ 29.00

    A powerful and unique study of the realities and long-term impact of occupation, Mussolini?s Greek Island reveals the Italian dictator?s imperial vision, the mechanisms of Italian occupation and its tragic consequences. The small island of Syros is a vital entry-point illuminating Italian imperialism - its ethos, fascist connection, pretension and... more...

  • Homelands and Diasporasby Minna Rozen

    I.B.Tauris 2008; US$ 40.00

    The Greek and Jewish diasporas are the most significant diasporas of Western civilisation. Homelands and Diasporas is the first book to explore the similarities and differences between these two experiences. In the process it sheds fascinating light on their fundamental importance for both Greek and Jewish societies. _x000D_ _x000D_ The authors examine... more...

  • Trade and Cultural Exchange in the Early Modern Mediterraneanby Maria Fusaro; Mohamed-Salah Omri; Colin Heywood

    I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 32.00

    The Mediterranean and the Mediterranean World in the Age of Philip II? by Fernand Braudel revolutionised the study of Mediterranean history on its publication in 1949. Now, 60 years ?after Braudel?, this book brings together work by area specialists and the latest research on the sea itself in the early modern period, the maritime trade that flourished... more...

  • Creteby Barry Unsworth

    National Geographic Society 2011; US$ 10.95

    Publishers Weekly "A vivid picture of the island." Associated Press "It is hard to think of anywhere on earth where so many firsts and mosts are crammed into a space so small," Barry Unsworth writes of the isle of Crete. Birthplace of the Greek god Zeus, the Greek alphabet, and the first Greek laws, as well as the home of 15 mountain ranges... more...

  • Creteby Antony Beevor

    John Murray 2011; US$ 23.48

    Acclaimed historian Antony Beevor vividly brings to life the epic struggles that took place in Second World War Crete more...