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  • Genres of Recollectionby Penelope Papailias

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 43.00

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

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

    Wiley 2012; US$ 55.95 US$ 48.49

    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...

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

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 64.00

    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...

  • The Nomads of Mykonosby Pola Bousiou

    Berghahn Books 2008; US$ 34.95

    This is the ethnography of the Mykoniots d'élection , 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 The essays in this book, some previously unpublished, focus on aspects of British-Greek relations, military, diplomatic and academic, during the twentieth-century....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...

  • Performing Interpersonal Violenceby Werner Riess

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 196.00

    Die Beiträge dieser gesamtaltertumswissenschaftlichen Reihe behandeln hauptsächlich Themen zur Antike aus dem Bereich der Literatur-, Bild-, Medien-, Theater-, Religions- und Kulturwissenschaften. Ein besonderer Schwerpunkt liegt auf der Anwendung moderner Theorien, z. B. auf dem Gebiet der Anthropologie, Performativität und Narrativität,... more...

  • A Culture of Freedomby Christian Meier

    OUP Oxford 2011; US$ 19.99

    Looking at the rich spectrum of ancient Greek society and culture, Christian Meier seeks to identify the key to what made ancient Greece so special, both in the ancient world and for us today. more...

  • Myth and Memory in the Mediterraneanby Dr Nicholas Doumanis

    Palgrave Macmillan 1997; US$ 176.00

    This book examines the relationship between coloniser and colonised among the Italian-held Dodecanese Islands between 1912 and 1943, and is based on an oral history project conducted between 1990 and 1995. Italian power is described as having been negotiated, resisted and modified by locals, who admired many aspects of Italian rule without according... 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...