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  • Greece in the Twentieth Centuryby Fotini Bellou; Theodore A. Couloumbis; Theodore C. Kariotis

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 61.95

    This collective study examines the transformation (metamorphosis) that Greece has experienced over the course of the 20th century by exploring its gradual evolution into a consolidated democracy, an advanced economy in the Eurozone and a balanced partner in the EU and NATO promoting a stabilizing role in southeastern Europe. The book examines the variables... more...

  • On the Unhappiness of Being Greekby Nikos Dimou

    John Hunt Publishing 2013; US$ 3.99

    Required reading for anyone wishing to understand how the Greek crisis came about and what it means to be Greek today written by a controversial patriot and native of Greece. more...

  • Justinianby G. P. Baker

    Cooper Square Press 2002; US$ 31.99

    Infamous for corruption during his reign and for his marriage to the sexually voracious empress Theodora, Justinian lived in a remarkable age that saw the ascendancy of Constantinople and numerous wars around the Roman Empire's eastern borders. more...

  • 92 Acharnon Streetby John Lucas

    Eland Publishing 2012; US$ 19.99

    Greece has always had its admirers, though none seems to have cherished the Athenian tavernas, the murderous traffic and the jaded prostitutes, the petty bureaucratic tyrannies, the street noise and the heroic individualists with the irony and detachment of John Lucas. 92 Acharnon Street is a gritty portrait of a dirty city and a wayward country. Yet... more...

  • Back to the Beginningby I. Schoep; P. Tomkins; J. M. Driessen

    Oxbow Books 2011; US$ 36.67

    Ever since their first discovery, more than a century ago, the Minoan Palaces have dominated scholarship on the Cretan Bronze Age. Opinion long held that their first appearance, seemingly at the beginning of the Middle Bronze Age, marked a pivotal transformation point, during which the simple, egalitarian societies of the Early Bronze Age were transformed... more...

  • Sailing to Classical Greeceby Olga Palagia; Hans Rupprecht Goette

    Oxbow Books 2011; US$ 22.92

    This volume of 15 papers is a tribute to Petros Themelis for his significant contribution to Greek archaeology and especially to the excavation, study and conservation to the ancient site of Messene in the Peloponnese. An international cast of scholars has contributed essays on a wide range of subjects (Greek sculpture, epigraphy and architecture),... more...

  • Political Economies of the Aegean Bronze Ageby Daniel J. Pullen

    Oxbow Books 2010; US$ 27.50

    This volume brings together an international group of researchers to address how Mycenaean and Minoan states controlled the economy. The contributions, originally delivered at the 2007 Langford Conference at the Florida State University, examine the political economies of state (and pre-state) entities within the Aegean Bronze Age, including the issues... more...

  • The Byzantine Warsby John Haldon

    The History Press 2008; US$ 7.99

    By the middle of the sixth century the Byzantine emperor ruled a mighty empire that straddled Europe, Asia and North Africa. Within 100 years, this powerful empire had been cut in half. Two centuries later the Byzantine empire was once again a power to be reckoned with, and soon recovered its position as the paramount East Mediterranean and Balkan... more...

  • Gottes Werk und Teufels Wirkenby Bettina Krönung

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 168.00

    Bei dieser Monographie handelt es sich um eine umfassende Darstellung von imaginären Phänomenen wie Träumen, Visionen und Ekstasen innerhalb der frühbyzantinischen monastischen Literatur. Auf einer breiten Quellenbasis wird das Phänomen nach seiner literarischen Verarbeitung und den sich darin widerspiegelnden kulturgeschichtlichen Hintergründen... more...

  • Perikles and his Circleby Anthony J. Podlecki

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Perikles, the creator of the reputation of Classical Athens was an enigmatic figure. This book traces Perikles' development from a somewhat hesitant, though left-leaning politician, to a mature statesman fully committed to expanding Athens' maritime empire and using the material benefits of that empire to improve the ordinary lives of Athenian citizens.... more...