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Children of Achilles : the Greeks in Asia Minor since the days of Troy /

Since the days of Troy historic lands of Asia Minor have been home to Greeks. They are steeped in a rich fusion of Greek and Turkish culture and the histories of both are irrevocably entwined, fatefully connected. "Children of Achilles" tells the epic and ultimately tragic story of the Gre...

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Main Author: Freely, John.
Format: eBook
Language: English
Published: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris, 2010.
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Online Access: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&AN=318500
Related Items: Print version:: Children of Achilles.
Summary: Since the days of Troy historic lands of Asia Minor have been home to Greeks. They are steeped in a rich fusion of Greek and Turkish culture and the histories of both are irrevocably entwined, fatefully connected. "Children of Achilles" tells the epic and ultimately tragic story of the Greek presence in Anatolia, beginning with the Trojan War and culminating in 1923 with the devastating population exchange that followed the Turkish War of Independence. The once magnificent, now ruined, cities that cluster along the Aegean and Mediterranean coasts of Turkey are reminders of a civiliza.
Physical Description: 1 online resource (xv, 268 pages) : illustrations, maps
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-257) and index.
ISBN: 9781441657398
1441657398
9780857711311
0857711318