The British and the Hellenes: Struggles for Mastery in the Eastern Mediterranean 1850-1960

The British and the Hellenes: Struggles for Mastery in the Eastern Mediterranean 1850-1960

by Robert Holland, Diana Markides
     
 

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The age of nationalism in the eastern Mediterranean world began with the Greek revolt against Turkish rule in the 1820s. This book explores the power struggles which followed, focusing in particular on Britain's role in the expansion of Greece as an independent nation-state. The book traces events from these nineteenth-century origins right up to the travails of

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The age of nationalism in the eastern Mediterranean world began with the Greek revolt against Turkish rule in the 1820s. This book explores the power struggles which followed, focusing in particular on Britain's role in the expansion of Greece as an independent nation-state. The book traces events from these nineteenth-century origins right up to the travails of British colonial rule in Cyprus and its ending in 1960.

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"This is an excellent chronicle of British relations with these islands within the time frame of the title."—The International History Review


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ISBN-13:
9780199239771
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
04/14/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.60(d)

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