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Cyprus under British colonial rule : culture, politics, and the movement toward union with Greece, 1878-1954 / Christos P. Ioannides.

Author/creator Ioannides, Christos P., 1946- author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, 2019.
Descriptionpages cm
Contents In the shadow of the Greek revolution and the great idea -- British rule : ambivalence and high expectations -- City and countryside -- A Greek Orthodox culture -- The multiple functions of Panigyri -- Folk poets : unforgiving life and longing for social justice -- The idol of the tribe : Mother Hellas -- Towards rebellion -- World War II and its aftermath -- The emergence of Ethnarch Makarios III and the 1950 plebiscite -- Makarios challenging Athens : to the UN for self-determination.
Abstract This study examines British rule in Cyprus from 1878 to 1954. The author analyzes the cultural and religious dimensions of Cypriot responses to British rule and the ways in which Greek Orthodox culture was a primary conduit for resistance to the colonial system.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Issued in other formOnline version: Ioannides, Christos P., 1946- author. Cyprus under British colonial rule Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, 2019 9781498582032
LCCN 2018042872
ISBN9781498582049 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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