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Greece
     

Greece

by Timothy Boatswain, Colin Nicolson
 

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In A Traveller’s History of Greece, the reader is provided with an authoritative general history of Greece from its earliest beginnings down to the present day. It covers in a clear and comprehensive manner the classical past, the conflict with Persia, the conquest by the Romans, the Byzantine era and the occupation by the Turks; the struggle for independence

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In A Traveller’s History of Greece, the reader is provided with an authoritative general history of Greece from its earliest beginnings down to the present day. It covers in a clear and comprehensive manner the classical past, the conflict with Persia, the conquest by the Romans, the Byzantine era and the occupation by the Turks; the struggle for independence and the turbulence of recent years, right up to current events. This history will help the visitor make sense of modern Greece against the background of its diverse heritage. A Gazetteer, cross-referenced with the main text highlights the importance of sites, towns and ancient battlefields. A Chronology details the significant dates and a brief survey of the artistic styles of each period is given. Illustrated with maps and line drawings, A Traveller’s History of Greece is an invaluable companion for your vacation.

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Small Press
Clearly written, well-structured, and fixing on illuminating and arresting details about events, places, and participants, the book packs a lot into a compact format...[An] excellent, needed, and rewarding publication.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781566565226
Publisher:
Interlink Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/01/2003
Series:
Interlink Traveller's Histories
Edition description:
Subsequent
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
5.02(w) x 7.88(h) x 0.86(d)

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