A History of Greece
By (author) Nicholas Doumanis
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History of Greece by Nicholas Doumanis
Book DescriptionGreek-speaking people have occupied the Aegean region continuously since the Bronze Age, while Greek culture has been a feature of the Eastern Mediterranean dating back to the Age of Alexander. But what do Greeks today have in common with Homer, Plato and Aristotle? What are the links between the people who built the Parthenon and those who currently conserve it? Drawing on the latest research into ancient, medieval and modern history, Nicholas Doumanis provides fresh and challenging insights into Greek history since early antiquity. Taking a transnational approach, Doumanis argues that the resilience of Greek culture has a great deal to do with its continual interaction with other cultures throughout the centuries. Ideal for the undergraduate student, or anyone keen to find out more about Greek history, A History of Greece provides a unique and fascinating account of the fortunes and many transformations of Greek culture and society, from the earliest times to the present.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781403986146
(216mm x 137mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 16-Dec-2009
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Nicholas Doumanis
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A comprehensive and international approach to the history of one of the most significant periods of European history, covering both world wars and the years between. This Handbook explores how each crisis of this period had consequences in wider regional, continental, and global developments.
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History of Greece, Hardback (December 2009)
Drawing on the latest research into ancient, medieval and modern history, this single-volume traces the history of Greek culture and societies from the Bronze Age to the Present. Written for the general reader and undergraduate student, it examines the continuities and changes across the entirety of Greek history.
Italy, Paperback (August 2001)» View all books by Nicholas Doumanis
This book examines the realities of Italy as a nation, and offers a detailed discussion of its historical development.
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Author Biography - Nicholas Doumanis
NICHOLAS DOUMANIS is Senior Lecturer in History at the University of New South Wales, Australia. He is the author of Myth and Memory in the Mediterranean for which he earned the Fraenkel Prize in Contemporary History, and Italy: Inventing the Nation.
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