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Greece

  • Harry Mount's Odysseyby Harry Mount

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2015; US$ 22.99

    Architecture, art, sculpture, economics, mathematics, science, metaphysics, comedy, tragedy, drama and epic poetry were all devised and perfected by the Greeks. Of the four classical orders of architecture, three were invented by the Greeks and the fourth, the only one the Romans could come up with, was a combination of two of the former.The powerful... more...

  • Mussolini's Greek Islandby Sheila Lecoeur

    I.B.Tauris 2015; US$ 14.95

    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...

  • Militant Around the Clock?by Nikolaos Papadogiannis

    Berghahn Books 2015; US$ 110.00

    During the 1970s, left-wing youth militancy in Greece intensified, especially after the collapse of the military dictatorship in 1974. This is the first study of the impact of that political activism on the leisure pursuits and sexual behavior of Greek youth, analyzing the cultural politics of left-wing organizations alongside the actual practices... more...

  • Athens Transformed, 404?262 BCby Phillip Harding

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00

    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...

  • Modern Greece: What Everyone Needs to KnowRGby Stathis Kalyvas

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 15.99

    When Greece's economic troubles began to threaten the stability of the European Union in 2010, the nation found itself in the center of a whirlwind of international finger-pointing. In the years prior, Greece appeared to be politically secure and economically healthy. Upon its emergence in the center of the European economic maelstrom, however,... more...

  • Economic Equality and Direct Democracy in Ancient Athensby Larry Patriquin

    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...

  • 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...

  • Alexander der Große und die "Freiheit der Hellenen"by Gustav Adolf Lehmann

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    The first part of this study addresses problems of dating and analyzing the ancient literary tradition of Alexander in the light of new papyrus evidence and a critical appraisal of the research. The second part uses major written documents from the Alexandrine period to investigate the fundamental aspects of the king?s Hellenic policy.... more...

  • The Southern Flank of NATO, 1951?1959by Dionysios Chourchoulis

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 94.99

    This book is the first comprehensive discussion of the aims, capabilities, politics, and internal problems of NATO?s Southern Flank in its formative stage of the 1950s. more...