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- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 30.95 US$ 28.16
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...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 30.95 US$ 26.99
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...
- 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...
- St. Martin's Press 2017; US$ 19.59
The first inside look at the Greek debt crisis, by the man who brokered the deal that saved Greece, the Eurozone, and ultimately the world more...
- Osprey Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 14.95
The civilizations of Greece in the Ancient World have inspired and fascinated throughout European history. The stories of Homer, combined with pioneering archaeological work, have enabled modern researchers and historians to piece together a rich material culture and reconstruct the mysteries of the Ancient World. This book traces the development... more...
- Osprey Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 15.95
During the Peloponnesian War the Athenians occupied the promontory of Pylos to counter Sparta's repeated invasions of Attica. Over two days of fighting the small garrison beat off the Spartan army and the returning Athenian fleet won a crushing victory in the nearby waters, stranding a contingent of elite Spartan hoplites on the island of Sphacteria.... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2009; US$ 29.99
Focusing on one of the most dramatic and controversial periods in modern Greek history and in the history of the Cold War, James Edward Miller provides the first study to employ a wide range of international archives--American, Greek, English, and French--together with foreign language publications to shed light on the role the United States played... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 11.99
The castles built by the Crusaders, Hospitallers, Venetians and Genoese in Cyprus, Greece, the Aegean, and on the Black Sea served to defend against a complex array of constantly changing threats: Mamluks, Catalan mercenaries, Ottoman Turks, Byzantines, independent Islamic states, Timur-i-Lenk, and widespread piracy, to name but few. The resulting... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2016; US$ 32.00
During the 1940s Greece was torn apart twice, first by World War II and second by Civil War.Beginning in 1941, the occupation of Greece by Germany was intensely brutal. Children starved on the streets of Athens. The Jewish population was decimated in the Holocaust. Heroic acts of resistance - performed in concert with the SOE - were met with vicious... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 11.99
The hundred-year period ending in 1025, from the reign of the Emperor Constantine VII to that of Basil II 'the Bulgar-Slayer', encompassed the last great era of Byzantine aggression and dominance in the Near East and Balkans. During that time, a succession of soldier-emperors hallenged and defeated an array of opponents on land and at sea and reconquered... more...