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What did Sartre and de Beauvoir, Camus, Picasso, Cocteau, Aragon and Elsa, Marc Block, Mauriac and so many others do when Paris was plunged into the darkness of the German Occupation? In his revealing book, Dan Frank spares no one. He sketches each one individually, the moment of truth.
SERGE & BEATE KLARSFELD
Serge and Beate Klarsfeld Memoirs
A match made in heaven. Love at first sight in the Paris metro between the daughter of a Wehrmacht soldier and the son of a Romanian Jew who died in Auschwitz. The gripping public and private lives of the Klarsfeld couple in their own words.
K. LAMPSA Journalist - I. SIMBI
The world’s silence, resistance in the ghettoes and the camps, the Greek Jews during the Occupation
When did the world learn of the genocide going on in the heart of Europe? What did the Allies do to stop the slaughter? Could Chief Rabbi Koretz have prevented the extinction of the Jewish community of Thessaloniki? Why were the Jews who had gathered in Athens saved? Who organized the rescue operation in the Aegean?
KOSTAS M. STAMATOPOULOS
Tour in time and space
Many visitors to the former royal estate at Tatoi know nothing about the identity of the buildings nor their very interesting history. The first part of this book covers the period from the establishment of the estate until 2011. The second part guides the visitor through the buildings of its historical nucleus. The work is illustrated with maps, drawings, plans, photographs and architectural diagrams.
BASILEIOS A. KYRKOS
On the Further shore of the Enlightenment in modern Greece
The Unknown champions of National education
The Enlightenment in modern Greece, a composite field of study, influenced the entire history of modern Greece and, in many respects, still today defines our thoughts and actions.
The Two Bs
This book describes the events of the fateful years 1913–1915 which led to the clash of the two Bs, King Constantine and Eleftherios Venizelos, and the Greek Schism. The picture which unfolds contradicts conventional accounts but is based on primary sources so that the reader can compare and form his own judgement.
KOSTAS M. STAMATOPOULOS
MONARCHY21,08€ – 25,44€
in Modern Greece
For perhaps the first time, the author has attempted a holistic account of the monarchy in modern Greece. The progress of the monarchy is explored in parallel with the quest for popular legitimization and the constitutional dimension of the question, including the contradictions in the constitutional legislation and the fragility of a democratic constitutional monarchy.
KOSTAS M. STAMATOPOULOS
The chronicle of Tatoi
Vol. A: 1800-1916
Vol. B: 1917-2003
Readers are inducted into the history of four or five generations of people at the former royal estate of Tatoi whom the author approaches through unknown private documents, as well as their personal recollections. At the same time, they follow the course of the Greek political, social and diplomatic history of almost a century (1871-1973).
CHRISTOS D. DIONYSOPOULOS
The Battle of Marathon
A historical and topographical approach
This book presents all the ancient sources and the scientific theories that have been formulated concerning the Battle of Marathon, including the author’s personal view, which is based on the textual testimonies and primarily the narrative of Herodotus. A full bibliography spanning the 17th century to the present, and a wealth of illustrations, including rare old maps, complement this attractive publication.
and the Battle of Marathon
The Battle of Marathon was historically the first victory in the establishment of Democracy. Through the pages of this book, published in 2010 on the occasion of 2,500th anniversary of the “mother of all battles”, the historical events are brought to life, enhanced by the lavish illustrations, and their influence on the development of Hellenic civilization is discussed.
LEON A. NAR
The future of the past
An anniversary album published to celebrate the centenary of Thessaloniki’s annexation to the Greek State. Magnificent photographs capture the city’s cosmopolitan character or enhance aspects of the contemporary western megalopolis. The texts invite the reader to enjoy the city through a new prism.
The great church of Thessaloniki
The thirteen-centuries-old church of Hagia Sophia, dedicated to the Holy Wisdom of God, has been the focus of both Greek and foreign bibliography. However, there has not been a publication addressed to the visitors of this monument. This book comes to fill the void, examining all aspects of the subject – the history of the church, its decoration and the views expressed on this at various times.