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- Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 54.99
An innovative, extensively illustrated study examining how classical antiquities and archaeology contributed to the production of the modern Greek nation and its national imagination, and how, in return, national imagination has created and shaped classical antiquities and archaeological practice from the nineteenth century to the present. - ;This... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 117.95
Modern Greece: A History since 1821 is a chronological account of the political, economic, social, and cultural history of Greece, from the birth of the Greek state in 1821 to 2008 by two leading authorities. Pioneering and wide-ranging study of modern Greece, which incorporates the most recent Greek scholarship Sets the history of modern Greece... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 110.00
This study of the Greek-Turkish Aegean dispute book shows that the dispute is resolvable and that the crux of the problem is not the incompatibility of interests but the mutual fears and suspicions, which are deeply rooted in historical memories, real or imagined. more...
- I.B.Tauris 2011; US$ 14.95
Gladiators and goddesses, philosophers and poets, epic battles and romantic landscapes? the classical world has for centuries captivated and inspired the west. But what provoked the shift from the western world's love-affair with classical Rome and its manifestation in the Renaissance, to the Hellenic world? The decisive switch in focus and taste... more...
- Bene Factum Publishing 2012; US$ 9.99
An amusing and erudite account of Harry Bucknall's 183-day journey through the Greek islands from Venice, in the West, to Istanbul, in the East In the summer of 2006, Harry Bucknall traveled from Venice to Istanbula journey across the Aegean of more than 5,500 miles that included the glories of Mount Athos, 36 islands, and every island chain... more...
- Rough Guides 2011; US$ 12.99
Pocket Rough Guide Athens is your essential guide to Greece's capital, with the all the key sights, restaurants, shops, and bars. Whether you have an afternoon or a few days at your disposal, Rough Guides' itineraries help you plan your trip, and the "Best of" section picks out the highlights you won't want to miss, from the cutting-edge... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 19.99
Christian Meier is one of Europe's preeminent authorities on the classical world. A Culture of Freedom marks the apex of his lifelong research on ancient Greek culture. Beginning with a section on medieval and modern Europe's enormous inheritance of Greek institutions and ideas, the book moves on to chronicle the rise of Greek civilization... more...
- Bene Factum Publishing 2011; US$ 9.99
Harry Bucknall's journey through the Greek Islands from West to East. His writing is amusing and erudite " a rich mixture covering Greek history, mythology, folklore, culture, everyday life and the often comedic situations in which he found himself. more...
- Andrews UK 2011; US$ 11.49
Athens is an historical anomaly. Excavations date its first settlement to over seven thousand years ago, yet it only became the capital of Greece in 1834. During the intervening centuries it was occupied by almost every mobile culture in Europe: from its earliest likely settlers, tribes from what is now Albania, to Nazi forces during the second World... more...
- Oldcastle Books 2011; US$ 10.19
Beginning with the Homeric period, once believed to be a realm of myth, Mike Paine takes the reader on a journey through twelve centuries and more of Greek culture. He shows what archaeologists have revealed of the Trojan Wars and Mycenae, outlines the glories of Athens at its height and provides a gripping narrative of the struggle between the Greeks... more...