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  • Greece since 1945by David H. Close

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 64.95

    The book draws extensively on research on modern Greece in recent decades, and on the many perceptive commentaries on recent events in the Greek press. It adopts both an analytical and chronological approach and shows how Greece has both converged with western Europe and remained distinctively Balkan. David Close writes clearly and forcefully, and... more...

  • Twilight of the Hellenistic Worldby Mike Roberts; Bob Bennett

    Pen and Sword 2012; US$ 10.99

    This book recounts and analyzes the complex series of conflicts between the Hellenistic Successor states in the generation before the Romans intervened in, and ultimately conquered, the region. This period is rarely treated in any depth, usually warranting little more than a summary as context for a discussion of the Roman conquests. The authors demonstrate... more...

  • Citizenship and the Nation-State in Greece and Turkeyby Thalia Dragonas; Faruk Birtek

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    Citizenship and the Nation State in Greece and Turkey brings together papers on a transdisciplinary dialogue on nation formation in Greece and Turkey as successor states of the Ottoman Empire, and on aspects of civil society in the two countries. The volume is divided into two parts: 'Empire and Nation-State' and 'Nation and Civil Society' and covers... more...

  • Greeks and Pre-Greeksby Margalit Finkelberg

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 36.00

    Margalit Finkelberg proposes a multidisciplinary assessment of the ethnic, linguistic and cultural situation in Greece in the second millennium BC. more...

  • Genres of Recollectionby Penelope Papailias

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 43.00

    Genres of Recollection is an ethnography of popular historical practice in Greece. more...

  • Imagining Men: Ideals of Masculinity in Ancient Greek Cultureby Thomas Van Nortwick

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 49.00

    Exploring models for masculinity as they appear in major works of Greek literature, this book combines literary, historical, and psychological insights to examine how the ancient Greeks understood the meaning of a man's life. The thoughts and actions of Achilles, Odysseus, Oedipus, and other enduring characters from Greek literature reflect the imperatives... more...

  • Hellas und der Orientby Albrecht Dihle; Reinhard Feldmeier

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 56.00

    This lecture addresses the question of when and under what conditions the reception of Oriental traditions took place in ancient Greek culture. As a result of spectacular theories about the Oriental origins of Homer's epics, the question has once again become an issue of current interest, arousing controversial debate. Albrecht Dihle covers... more...

  • The Nomads of Mykonosby Pola Bousiou

    Berghahn Books 2008; US$ 34.95

    This is the ethnography of the Mykoniots d'election , a 'gang' of romantic adventurers who have been visiting the island of Mykonos for the last thirty-five years and have formed a community of dispersed friends. Their constant return to and insistence on working, acting and creating in a tourist space, offers them an extreme identity, which in turn... more...

  • Land of Lost Godsby Richard Stoneman

    I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 14.95

    The glories of classical Greece are an essential part of our heritage and are echoed every day in the buildings and institutions we see around us. But who were the visitors from afar who first appreciated the riches of the archaeological past of Greece and the Greek lands; who opened up the culture and its ancient remains? From as early as 1420 a... more...

  • Anglo-Greek Attitudesby Richard Clogg

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 165.00

    The relationship between Britain and Greece, situated at the opposite ends of Europe has been close and troubled, especially since the emergence of Greece as an independent state in the 1830s. The essays in this book, some previously unpublished, focus on aspects of British-Greek relations, military, diplomatic and academic, during the twentieth-century.... more...