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  • Diary of a Disasterby Robin Higham

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00

    On October 28, 1940, the Italian army under Benito Mussolini invaded Greece. The British had insisted on guaranteeing Greek and Turkish neutrality, despite the fact that Greece was never more than a limited campaign in an unlimited war as far as they were concerned. The British, however, were never quite sure that Greece was not their last foothold... more...

  • Athens Transformed, 404?262 BCby Phillip Harding

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    During the heady, democratic days of the fifth and fourth centuries, the poorer members of Athenian society, the lower two classes of zeugitai and thetes, enjoyed an unprecedented dominance in both domestic and foreign politics. At home, the participatory nature of the constitution required their presence not only in the lawcourts and assembly,... more...

  • Educating across Culturesby William McGrew

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 89.99

    This compelling book chronicles the challenges faced by Anatolia College, whose rich history provides a unique window on the American missionary movement, the Armenian genocides, the Greek-Turkish conflict, and two world wars from the prism of the survival and growth of an American college caught in near-perpetual upheaval. more...

  • Public and Performance in the Greek Theatreby Peter D. Arnott

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 48.95

    Peter Arnott discusses Greek drama not as an antiquarian study but as a living art form. He removes the plays from the library and places them firmly in the theatre that gave them being. Invoking the practical realities of stagecraft, he illuminates the literary patterns of the plays, the performance disciplines, and the audience responses. Each... more...

  • A History of Greeceby George Grote; M.O.B. Caspari; J.M. Mitchell

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Grote's History of Greece is one of the classic works of historical interpretation and scholarship. George Grote - banker, MP and a founder of London University - was the first historian to give a high value to the Greek creation of democracy, and this aspect of his work is closely relevant to current debates about democracy in our times. This abridgement... more...

  • Turkish-Greek Relationsby Mustafa Aydin; Kostas Ifantis

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95

    The discord between Turkey and Greece has grown deeper and wider over time, over a series of seemingly vital issues, which have at times brought the two countries to the brink of war. Yet in 1999 the two countries opened a dialogue on non-sensitive issues such as trade, the environment and tourism. The causes of the current rapprochement progress... more...

  • Modern Greek Literatureby Gregory Nagy; Anna Stavrakopoulou

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 32.95

    The essays collected in Modern Greek Literature represent the work of young scholars as they expand the range of approaches to modern Greek literature. The contributors vary in their focus from comparative studies to the study of religion or the literature of diaspora. The theoretical questions that the essays raise address both classic and contemporary... more...

  • Greece in the European Unionby Dionyssis G. Dimitrakopoulos; Argyris G. Passas

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    The contributors collected here discuss the patterns of continuity and change, success and failure observed in seven policy areas - environment, social regulation, regional policy, the single market, agriculture, EMU and foreign policy - in order to investigate how policy formulated and implemented in Greece has changed as a result of EU membership;... more...

  • Geometric Greeceby J.N. Coldstream

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 45.95

    J.N. Coldstream has now fully updated his comprehensive survey with a substantial new chapter on the abundant discoveries and developments made since the book's first publication. The text is presented in three main sections: the passing of the dark ages, c.900?770 BC; the Greek renaissance, c.770?700 BC, covered region by region, and the final part... more...

  • Failure of Empireby Noel Lenski

    University of California Press 2003; US$ 34.95

    Failure of Empire is the first comprehensive biography of the Roman emperor Valens and his troubled reign (a.d. 364-78). Valens will always be remembered for his spectacular defeat and death at the hands of the Goths in the Battle of Adrianople. This singular misfortune won him a front-row seat among history's great losers. By the time he was killed,... more...