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Insular Destinies: Perspectives on the history and politics of modern Cyprus

Insular Destinies: Perspectives on the history and politics of modern Cyprus

1st Edition

Paschalis Kitromilides
November 22, 2019

In this collection, an eminent authority on the history of political thought and on the intellectual history of modern Hellenism employs his twin academic specializations in political science and in intellectual history to understand the intricacies of the historical experience of his native island...

The Culture of Ships and Maritime Narratives

The Culture of Ships and Maritime Narratives

1st Edition

Chryssanthi Papadopoulou
January 17, 2019

The ship transcends the descriptive categories of place, vehicle and artefact; it is a cosmos, which requires its own cosmology. This is the subject matter of this volume, which falls within the broader, flourishing sub-field of maritime anthropology. Specifically, the volume first investigates the...

The British Council and Anglo-Greek Literary Interactions, 1945-1955

The British Council and Anglo-Greek Literary Interactions, 1945-1955

1st Edition

Peter Mackridge, David Ricks
May 31, 2018

In the immediate aftermath of the Second World War, and with British political influence over Greece soon to be ceded to the United States, there was a considerable degree of cultural interaction between Greek and British literati. Sponsored or assisted by the British Council, this interaction...

Hellenomania

Hellenomania

1st Edition

Katherine Harloe, Nicoletta Momigliano, Alexandre Farnoux
February 08, 2018

Hellenomania, the second volume in the MANIA series, presents a wide-ranging, multi-disciplinary exploration of the modern reception of ancient Greek material culture in cultural practices ranging from literature to architecture, stage and costume design, painting, sculpture, cinema, and the...

Archaeology Behind the Battle Lines: The Macedonian Campaign (1915-19) and its Legacy

Archaeology Behind the Battle Lines: The Macedonian Campaign (1915-19) and its Legacy

1st Edition

Andrew Shapland, Evangelia Stefani
August 14, 2017

This volume focuses on a formative period in the history and archaeology of northern Greece. The decade following 1912, when Thessaloniki became part of Greece, was a period marked by an extraordinary internationalism as a result of the population movements caused by the shifting of national...

Cretomania: Modern Desires for the Minoan Past

Cretomania: Modern Desires for the Minoan Past

1st Edition

Nicoletta Momigliano, Alexandre Farnoux
September 08, 2016

Since its rediscovery in the early 20th century, through spectacular finds such as those by Sir Arthur Evans at Knossos, Minoan Crete has captured the imagination not only of archaeologists but also of a wider public. This is shown, among other things, by its appearance and uses in a variety of...

The Greeks and the British in the Levant, 1800-1960s: Between Empires and Nations

The Greeks and the British in the Levant, 1800-1960s: Between Empires and Nations

1st Edition

Anastasia Yiangou, George Kazamias, Robert Holland
August 08, 2016

This book explores the concept of ‘the Levant’ as a component of the regional and international system during the age of imperialism. At its heart is a focus on the experience of Greek-speaking societies and, above all, the independent state of Greece that came into existence in 1830. A key...

Balkan Heritages: Negotiating History and Culture

Balkan Heritages: Negotiating History and Culture

1st Edition

Maria Couroucli, Tchavdar Marinov
December 07, 2015

This volume deals with the relation between heritage, history and politics in the Balkans. Contributions examine diverse ways in which material and immaterial heritage has been articulated, negotiated and manipulated since the nineteenth century. The major question addressed here is how modern...

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