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  • Mercenaries in the Classical Worldby Stephen English

    Frontline Books 2012; US$ 10.99

    Mercenaries were a significant factor in many of the wars of the Classical world, being employed in large numbers by many states. By far the most famous were Xenophon's 'Ten Thousand', who had to cut their way out of the Persian Empire after the death of their employer and such Greek infantry were for long the most dominant type (even a Spartan king... more...

  • Selected Papers in Greek and Near Eastern Historyby David M. Lewis

    Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 44.00

    This 1997 volume contains essays on Greek and oriental history by the distinguished ancient historian David M. Lewis. more...

  • The Summer of My Greek Tavernaby Tom Stone

    Simon & Schuster 2002; US$ 17.99

    Tom Stone went to Greece one summer to write a novel -- and stayed twenty-two years. On Patmos, the tiny island where St. John received the apocalyptic visions recorded in the Book of Revelations, he fell in love with Danielle, a beautiful French painter. His novel completed and sold, he decided to stay a little longer. Seven idyllic years later,... 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...

  • Women Writing Greeceby Vassiliki Kolocotroni; Efterpi Mitsi

    Editions Rodopi 2008; US$ 72.80

    Women Writing Greece explores images of modern Greece by women who experienced the country as travellers, writers, and scholars, or who journeyed there through the imagination. The essays assembled here consider women's travel narratives, memoirs and novels, ranging from the eighteenth to the late twentieth century, focusing on the role of gender... more...

  • The Xenophobe's Guide to the Greeksby Alexandra Fiada

    Oval Projects 2010; US$ 4.36

    A guide to understanding the Greeks which takes an insightful, irreverent look at their character and attitudes. 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...

  • Business of Some Heatby Francis Henn

    Pen and Sword 2004; US$ 5.99

    The island of Cyprus, long troubled by inter-communal strife, exploded onto the world stage with the Athens-inspired coup against President Makarios and Turkey's invasion that followed. This resulted in the partition of the Island, which was policed by UNFICYP under the most testing conditions. These dramatic events are described here for the first... 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...

  • A Companion to Archaic Greeceby Kurt A. Raaflaub; Hans van Wees

    Wiley 2012; US$ 232.95

    A systematic survey of archaic Greek society and culture which introduces the reader to a wide range of new approaches to the period. The first comprehensive and accessible survey of developments in the study of archaic Greece Places Greek society of c.750-480 BCE in its chronological and geographical context Gives equal emphasis to established... more...