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  • The Eunuch in Byzantine History and Societyby Shaun Tougher

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    The existence of eunuchs was one of the defining features of the Byzantine Empire. Covering the whole span of the history of the empire, from the fourth to the fifteenth centuries AD, Shaun Tougher presents a comprehensive survey of the history and roles of eunuchs, making use of extensive comparative material, such as from China, Persia and the Ottoman... more...

  • The Making of Modern Greeceby Roderick Beaton; David Ricks

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 139.95

    In 1821, when the banner of revolution was raised against the empire of the Ottoman Turks, the story of 'Modern Greece' is usually said to begin. Less well known is the international recognition given to Greece as an independent state with full sovereign rights, as early as 1830, placing Greece in the vanguard among the new nation-states of... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Modern Greeceby Dimitris Keridis

    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...

  • Historical Dictionary of Byzantiumby John H. Rosser

    Scarecrow Press 2011; US$ 109.99

    In this revised and updated second edition of the Historical Dictionary of Byzantium , author John H. Rosser introduces both the general reader and the researcher to the history of the Byzantine Empire. This comprehensive dictionary includes detailed, alphabetical entries on key figures, ideas, places, and themes related to Byzantine art, history,... more...

  • Diplomatics in the Eastern Mediterranean 1000-1500by Alexander D. Beihammer; Maria G. Parani; Christopher D. Schabel

    BRILL 2008; US$ 175.00

    In the politically and militarily complex world of the medieval Eastern Mediterranean people and entities of different ethnic, religious and linguistic backgrounds came into close contact at many different levels. more...

  • The Agony of Greek Jews, 1940?1945by Steven Bowman

    Stanford University Press 2009; US$ 57.50

    This is the first comprehensive new study of the Greek Jewish experience during World War II to be published in sixty years. more...

  • Women and Nationalism in the Making of Modern Greeceby Demetra Tzanaki

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 100.00

    This pioneering book reveals how nationalism in Ninteenth-century Greece helped women to develop an alternative vision of female politics, history, and citizenship. Shedding new light on women's ideas and beliefs the author brings to life the story of the ideas that formed our societies and individual identities. more...

  • The Saffron Waveby Thomas Blom Hansen

    Princeton University Press 1999; US$ 37.50

    The rise of strong nationalist and religious movements in postcolonial and newly democratic countries alarms many Western observers. In The Saffron Wave, Thomas Hansen turns our attention to recent events in the world's largest democracy, India. Here he analyzes Indian receptivity to the right-wing Hindu nationalist party and its political wing,... more...

  • Women Writing Greeceby Vassiliki Kolocotroni; Efterpi Mitsi

    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...

  • Liberating Hellenism from the Ottoman Empireby Gonda Van Steen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00

    This book employs a close reading of Marcellus' works and offers a compelling new interpretation of the relationship between philhellenism and Orientalism. more...