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Greek-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 Details

ISBN: 9781403986146
ISBN-10: 1403986142
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 155mm x 15mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 16-Dec-2009
Country of Publication: United States

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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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