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Greece

  • The Battle of Thermopylaeby 50MINUTES.COM

    Primento Digital 2016; US$ 4.99

    In 480 B.C., the Persian Empire was preparing to attempt another invasion of Greece. Determined to fight against them, Leonidas I raised an army of several thousand men. Both forces headed to the narrow pass of Thermopylae, where the future of Greece was decided in one fell swoop. This book is a practical and accessible guide to understanding more... more...

  • Greece, the Decade of Warby David Brewer

    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...

  • "Über die Alpen und über den Rhein..."by Gustav Adolf Lehmann; Rainer Wiegels

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 182.00

    The essays in this volume offer an inventory of the most recent discoveries and findings on Roman-Germanic confrontations during the early and middle phases of the Augustinian Principate. The time frame extends to the soldier-emperor Maximinus?s major campaigns in Germania in 235 AD. more...

  • The Edinburgh History of the Greeks, 1453 to 1768by Molly Greene

    Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2015; Not Available

    Molly Greene provides a new interpretation of the Ottoman centuries, drawing extensively on recent Greek scholarship. Moving beyond old models of a cohesive and autonomous Greek community living behind communal walls, she demonstrates the variety of Greek experience under the sultans and asks what Ottoman subjecthood meant for Christians in general,... more...

  • The Edinburgh History of the Greeks, 1453 to 1768by Molly Greene

    Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2015; Not Available

    Molly Greene provides a new interpretation of the Ottoman centuries, drawing extensively on recent Greek scholarship. Moving beyond old models of a cohesive and autonomous Greek community living behind communal walls, she demonstrates the variety of Greek experience under the sultans and asks what Ottoman subjecthood meant for Christians in general,... 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...

  • Russia and the Making of Modern Greek Identity, 1821-1844by Lucien J. Frary

    OUP Oxford 2015; US$ 99.99

    Explores how Russian politics and religion were instrumental in the shaping of modern Greece, providing a broad understanding of nineteenth-century Russian foreign policy and religious enterprise and the relationship between religion, nationalism, and state-building. 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$ 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...