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A short history of Cyprus

Philip Newman

A short history of Cyprus

with special reference to those events in the history of the surrounding civilizations which have left their mark upon the island.

by Philip Newman

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Published by Longmans, Green in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cyprus -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWith a foreword by Sir Richard Palmer.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination255 p.
    Number of Pages255
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22904753M

    Ioannides' work uses the broad, sweeping history of Cyprus, from the Homeric times to and the Turkish invasion, as its canvas. The twelve short stories explore ideas of belonging and home, of appearance and reality, trust and mistrust, loyalty and disloyalty, and they explore how individuals and whole societies can come to terms with guilt.   A decent book of short stories from Cyprus and a brilliant novel from Ireland, with apologies for my terrible oversimplification of the history and .


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