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- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 168.00
This book offers the first attempt at understanding interpersonal violence in ancient Athens. While the archaic desire for revenge persisted into the classical period, it was channeled by the civil discourse of the democracy. Performances such as the staging of trials and comedies ritually defined the meaning of violence and its appropriate application.... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2005; US$ 70.00
Encompasses all aspects of ancient Greek life-from the beginnings of the Minoan civilization in Crete to the defeat by the Roman world in 30 BC. Coverage includes government, religion, music, art and visual culture, education and daily life. more...
- Summersdale Publishers Ltd. 2013; US$ 9.99
I came here looking for some kind of happiness. I think it might be the cleverest thing I have ever done. 'One heartbroken winter, Jennifer decides to act on her dream of moving to a tiny Greek island - because life is too short not to reach out for what makes us happy.Funny, romantic and full of surprising twists, Falling in Honey is a story about... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 134.95
In 1821, when the banner of revolution was raised against the empire of the Ottoman Turks, the story of 'Modern Greece' is usually said to begin. Less well known is the international recognition given to Greece as an independent state with full sovereign rights, as early as 1830, placing Greece in the vanguard among the new nation-states of... more...
- 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...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 149.95
The Complete Archaeology of Greece covers the incredible richness and variety of Greek culture and its central role in our understanding of European civilization, from the Palaeolithic era of 400,000 years ago to the early modern period. In a single volume, the field's traditional focus on art and architecture has been combined with a rigorous overview... more...
- Berghahn Books 2008; US$ 28.50
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... more...
- Evangelische Verlagsanstalt 2007; US$ 17.73
Griechenland ist seit Jahrzehnten ein beliebtes Reiseziel ? nicht nur wegen der warmen Mittelmeersonne. Es ist die Wiege der abendländischen Kultur und bietet eine Vielzahl weltberühmter kulturhistorisch bedeutsamer Stätten: die Akropolis in Athen, das alte Korinth, das Orakel von Delphi und vieles andere mehr. Den wenigsten Reisenden... more...
- Lexington Books 2002; US$ 34.99
In this volume, K.S. Brown and Yannis Hamilakis bring together scholars of history, archaeology, and anthropology to explore the located and contextual nature of historical narratives through the lens of twentieth-century Greece. more...