Cyprus, Greece, and Malta, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1615309853
  • ISBN-13: 9781615309856
  • DDC: 940.03
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 200 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released March 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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For centuries islands of the Mediterranean served as a cultural crossroads, with the Phoenicians, Romans, and Arabs variously settling and colonizing the area. Cyprus, Greece, and Malta in particular were subject to the influence of foreign powers, and remained so for much of their histories. Today, each has gained its independence and gone on to become an active member of the European Union. This lively volume examines the historical events that shaped these EU countries, as well as the cultural traditions of the diverse societies that call them home.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Cyprus: The Land and Its People.
2: The Cypriot Economy.
3: Cypriot Government and Society.
4: Cypriot Cultural Life.
5: Cyprus: Past and Present.
6: Greece: The Land and Its People.
7: The Greek Economy.
8: Greek Government and Society.
9: Greek Cultural Life.
10: Greece during the Byzantine Period (c. 300 CE–1453).
11: Greece from Ottoman Rule Through Independence.
12: Greece Since World War I.
13: Malta: The Land and Its People.
14: The Maltese Economy.
15: Maltese Government and Society.
16: Maltese Cultural Life.
17: Malta: Past and Present.