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Cyprus a modern history

Author: William Mallinson
Publisher: London ˜[u.a.]œ I.B. Tauris Birmingham, AL, USA EBSCO Industries, Inc. 2005
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This narrative history of Cyprus - the most thorough and up-to-date account currently available - examines the modern history of the island during a period of enormous change. Topics covered range from the British acquisition of Cyprus in 1878, when its strategic importance was cemented, to the more recent American and Soviet involvement during the Cold War. It focuses particularly on the period leading up to and  Read more...
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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William Mallinson
ISBN: 1423731573 9781423731573 1850435804 9781850435808 0857711903 9780857711908 1282751077 9781282751071
OCLC Number: 704552127
Accession No: (DE-599)HEB420212590 (OCoLC)704552127
Notes: Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-233) and index
Description: 1 Online-Ressource (xx, 244 pages)
Responsibility: William Mallinson

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This narrative history of Cyprus - the most thorough and up-to-date account currently available - examines the modern history of the island during a period of enormous change. Topics covered range from the British acquisition of Cyprus in 1878, when its strategic importance was cemented, to the more recent American and Soviet involvement during the Cold War. It focuses particularly on the period leading up to and following the Turkish invasion of 1974, the apparent moves towards reunification, and the growing importance of the EU both for Cyprus (which joined in May 2004) and for Turkey. The b.

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