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Greece

  • Classical Sparta (Routledge Revivals)by Anton Powell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This collection, first published in 1989, investigates aspects of the Spartan polity which have often been overlooked or underestimated. Recent studies have emphasised permanent problems which beset Sparta: the small size of her citizen body, the tensions between noble Spartiates and commoners, the ambiguous role of women, and, of course, the helots.... more...

  • Greek Civil War, Theby David H. Close

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95

    The Greek Civil War (1943-1950) developed out of the rivalry between communist and conservative partisans at the end of the Second World War. It had major international consequences in keeping Greece (alone of all the Balkan nations) out of the Communist bloc and stopping the Soviets reaching the Mediterranean. Yet it has been neglected by historians.... more...

  • Pylos and Sphacteria 425 BCby William Shepherd; Peter Dennis

    Osprey Publishing 2013; US$ 15.95

    In the seventh year of the Second Peloponnesian or 'Archidamian' War the Athenians occupied the promontory of Pylos on the west coast of the Peloponnese as a counterstroke to Sparta's repeated invasions of Attica. Over two days of fighting the small garrison beat off the Spartan army and fleet's determined efforts to dislodge it, and then the returning... more...

  • Early Greeceby Oswyn Murray

    HarperCollins Publishers 2013; Not Available

    Now available in ebook format. more...

  • The Social Organization of Exileby Margaret E. Kenna

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    During the Occupation, the Anafi exiles to Greece faced privation, hunger and finally the dissolution of the commune. Margaret Kenna tells the story of this human drama using firsthand accounts and memoirs. more...

  • Myth, Representation, and Identityby Marilena Papachristophorou

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 85.00

    Lipsi forms a modern construction that has disconnected from its past. Recently, the community has formed a collective identity reconstructed from fragments of collective memory. This book is an ethnographic account of the mythology proposed by the community and examines how history and collective memory tightly interconnect. more...

  • Children Of The Dictatorshipby Kostis Kornetis

    Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 39.95

    Putting Greece back on the cultural and political map of the ?Long 1960s,? this book traces the dissent and activism of anti-regime students during the dictatorship of the Colonels (1967-74). It explores the cultural as well as ideological protest of Greek student activists, illustrating how these ?children of the dictatorship? managed to re-appropriate... more...

  • The Ariadne Objectiveby Wes Davis

    Crown Publishing Group 2013; US$ 26.00

    The incredible true story of the World War II spies, including Patrick Leigh Fermor and John Pendlebury, who fought to save Crete and block Hitler's march to the East. In the bleakest years of World War II, when it appeared that nothing could slow the German army, Hitler set his sights on the Mediterranean island of Crete, the ideal staging ground... more...

  • Space and Time in Mediterranean Prehistoryby Stella Souvatzi; Athena Hadji

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    Space and Time in Mediterranean Prehistory addresses these two concepts as interrelated, rather than as separate categories, and as a means for understanding past social relations at different scales. The volume is a response to the dissatisfaction with traditional views of space and time in prehistory and revisits these concepts to develop a timely... more...

  • Ships and Silver, Taxes and Tributeby Hans van Wees

    I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 45.00

    Historians since Herodotus and Thucydides have claimed that the year 483 BCE marked a turning point in the history of Athens. For it was then that Themistocles mobilized the revenues from the city?s highly productive silver mines to build an enormous war fleet. This income stream is thought to have become the basis of Athenian imperial power, the driving... more...