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Dk Eyewitness Top 10 Cyprus

Author : DK Eyewitness
ISBN : 9780241561294
Genre : Travel
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Sun-soaked Cyprus, with its centuries of history, scenic villages, glorious beaches and superb watersports, is an ideal Mediterranean destination. Your DK Eyewitness Top 10 travel e-guide ensures you'll find your way around the Lake District with absolute ease. Our updated Top 10 travel e-guide breaks down the best of Cyprus into helpful lists of ten - from our own selected highlights to the best beaches, villages, convents and monasteries, hikes and snorkelling spots. We've also worked hard to make sure our information is as up-to-date as possible following the COVID-19 outbreak You'll discover: - Seven easy-to-follow itineraries, perfect for a day trip, a weekend, or a week - Detailed Top 10 lists of Cyprus's must-sees, including comprehensive descriptions of Cyprus Museum, Nicosia, Ayia Napa, Pierides Museum, Larnaka, Ancient Amathous, Historic Limassol, Kourion, the Troodos Painted Churches, Kato Pafos Archaeological Park and Akamas Peninsula - Cyprus's most interesting areas, with the best places for hiking, going out and sightseeing - Inspiration for different things to enjoy during your trip - including family activities and things to do for free - Practical advice: get ready, get around, and stay safe DK Eyewitness Top 10s are the UK's favourite pocket guides and have been helping travellers to make the most of their breaks since 2002. Looking for more on Mediterranean culture, history and attractions? Try our DK Eyewitness Greek Islands or our DK Eyewitness Greece, Athens and the Mainland.


Author : Stahis S. Panagides. Ph.D., Editor
ISBN : 9781637640791
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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CYPRUS: ISLAND IN THE STORM An Individual Encircled by Violence Becomes a Voice for Reconciliation and Peace By: Stahis S. Panagides, Ph.D., Editor “I started reading his book around 10 AM, and I could not put it down until I finished it hours later”. - Eliséos Paul Taiganides, PhD In this English edition of the original Greek book by Dafnis Panagides, «Πικροδάφνες» (Bitter Leaves of Laurel), a significant life is revealed. Set in Cyprus during the turbulent years from 1954 to 1974, this remarkable book uncovers how Dafnis evolved from being a patriot/terrorist to an internationalist/humanist. His religious awareness evolved beyond the confining borders of the Orthodoxy of Cyprus to the engaging values of broader Christianity. His patriotism shifted from ethnocentric, narrow, fanatic Greekness to an appreciation of the Hellenic culture's universality. The important message from this book comes from Dafnis' life journey, his encounter between violence and peace, and his revealing of how, from the violence and distrust between the Cypriot Greek and Turkish communities, it is possible to reach peaceful coexistence and cooperation as Cypriots, while maintaining their distinct identities. There are lessons for the turbulent Eastern Mediterranean, and especially for Greek- Turkish relations, and beyond. Stahis Solomon Panagides, the author of this edition, is Dafnis’ brother. He is an economist with extensive experience in international development and conflict resolution, having worked with the World Bank, the Organization of American States, the Ford Foundation, and the University of California (Berkeley). He served as the Resident Country Director of the Millennium Challenge Corporation in Cape Verde, a U.S. Federal development agency. He is a founding member of Esquel Group Foundation, an institution dedicated to civil society participation and sustainable development, with affiliates in Latin America. In 1954-56, he served as the EOKA (National Organization of Cypriot Fighters) youth leader of his high school during the Cyprus liberation struggle against British Colonial Rule and for its Union with Greece.

The Rough Guide To Cyprus Travel Guide Ebook

Author : Rough Guides
ISBN : 9781839058752
Genre : Travel
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Practical travel guide to Cyprus featuring points-of-interest structured lists of all sights and off-the-beaten-track treasures, with detailed colour-coded maps, practical details about what to see and to do in Cyprus, how to get there and around, pre-departure information, as well as top time-saving tips, like a visual list of things not to miss in Cyprus, expert author picks and itineraries to help you plan your trip. The Rough Guide to CYPRUS covers: Larnaka, Lemesos, Pafos, the Troodos Mountains, Lefkosia (south Nicosia) and north Cyprus. Inside this travel guide you'll find: RECOMMENDATIONS FOR EVERY TYPE OF TRAVELLER Experiences selected for every kind of trip to Cyprus, from off-the-beaten-track adventures in Anoyira to family activities in child-friendly places, like Pafos or chilled-out breaks in popular tourist areas, like Larnaka. PRACTICAL TRAVEL TIPS Essential pre-departure information including Cyprus entry requirements, getting around, health information, travelling with children, sports and outdoor activities, food and drink, festivals, culture and etiquette, shopping, tips for travellers with disabilities and more. TIME-SAVING ITINERARIES Carefully planned routes covering the best of Cyprus give a taste of the richness and diversity of the destination, and have been created for different time frames or types of trip. DETAILED REGIONAL COVERAGE Clear structure within each sightseeing chapter includes regional highlights, brief history, detailed sights and places ordered geographically, recommended restaurants, hotels, bars, clubs and major shops or entertainment options. INSIGHTS INTO GETTING AROUND LIKE A LOCAL Tips on how to beat the crowds, save time and money and find the best local spots for hiking, relaxing on the beach or learning about the local culture and history. HIGHLIGHTS OF THINGS NOT TO MISS Rough Guides' rundown of Agia Napa, Lemesos, Girne (Kyrenia) and Salamis's best sights and top experiences helps to make the most of each trip to Cyprus, even in a short time. HONEST AND INDEPENDENT REVIEWS Written by Rough Guides' expert authors with a trademark blend of humour, honesty and expertise, to help to find the best places in Cyprus, matching different needs. BACKGROUND INFORMATION Comprehensive 'Contexts' chapter features fascinating insights into Cyprus, with coverage of history, religion, ethnic groups, environment, wildlife and books, plus a handy language section and glossary. FABULOUS FULL COLOUR PHOTOGRAPHY Features inspirational colour photography, including the stunning Pafos Harbour and the spectacular Akamas Peninsula. COLOUR-CODED MAPPING Practical full-colour maps, with clearly numbered, colour-coded keys for quick orientation in Protaras, Polis and many more locations in Cyprus, reduce need to go online. USER-FRIENDLY LAYOUT With helpful icons, and organised by neighbourhood to help you pick the best spots to spend your time.

Top 10 Cyprus

Author : DK Travel
ISBN : 9780241305010
Genre : Travel
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An unbeatable guide to Cyprus, packed with insider tips and ideas, colour maps and top 10 lists - all designed to help you see the very best of Cyprus. Spend time exploring the Akamas Peninsula, head into the Troodos Mountains, visit the Selimiye Mosque or experience Cyprus's famous nightlife in Ayia Napa. From Top 10 beaches to the Top 10 galleries and museums - discover the best of Cyprus with this easy-to-use travel guide. Inside Top 10 Cyprus: - Five easy-to-follow itineraries, perfect for a day trip, a weekend or a week - Top 10 lists showcase Cyprus's best attractions, covering Akamas Peninsula, Ayia Napa, Kourion and many more - In-depth neighbourhood guides explore Cyprus's most interesting areas, with the best places for shopping, going out and sightseeing - Colour-coded chapters divided by area make it easy to find information quickly and plan your day - Essential travel tips including our expert choices of where to stay, eat, shop and sightsee, plus useful transport, visa and health information - Colour maps help you navigate with ease - Covers Central Cyprus, Northern Cyprus, the Troodos Mountains and more. About DK Eyewitness Travel: DK's Top 10 guides take the work out of planning a short trip, with easy-to-read maps, tips and tours to inform and enrich your weekend trip or cultural break. DK is the world's leading illustrated reference publisher, producing beautifully designed books for adults and children in over 120 countries.

A Description Of The Historic Monuments Of Cyprus Studies In The Archaeology And Architecture Of The Island

Author : George Jeffery
Genre : Cyprus
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Contemporary Social And Political Aspects Of The Cyprus Problem

Author : Michalis Kontos
ISBN : 9781443898171
Genre : Political Science
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In today's world, the issue of Cyprus is notable for all the wrong reasons: because of the duration of the divisions in Cyprus itself between Greek-Cypriots and Turkish-Cypriots (formalized since 1983 by a disputed international border across the island); because of the involvement of Greece and Turkey, for which the "hyphenated" Cypriot communities form proxy battalions; and because of the failure of the United Nations' longstanding efforts to resolve the conflict. Much of the discussion in the book revolves around the difficulty of producing viable constitutional and civic arrangements in an.

Resolving Cyprus

Author : James Ker-Lindsay
ISBN : 9780857724984
Genre : Political Science
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Over the past fifty years the Cyprus Problem has come to be regarded as the archetype of an intractable ethnic conflict. Since 1964, the United Nations has been at the forefront of efforts to find a political solution to the dispute between the island's Greek and Turkish communities. And yet, despite the active involvement of six Secretaries-General (U Thant, Kurt Waldheim, Javier Perez de Cuellar, Boutros Boutros Ghali, Kofi Annan and Ban Ki-Moon), every attempt to reach a mutually acceptable solution has failed. Here, James Ker-Lindsay draws together new and original perspectives from the leading experts on Cyprus, including academics, policy-makers, politicians and activists. All have addressed one deceptively simple question: 'Can Cyprus be solved?' Resolving Cyprus presents a comprehensive overview of the Cyprus Problem from a variety of approaches and offers new and innovative ideas as to how to tackle one of the longest running ethnic conflicts on the world stage. This represents an essential contribution to the body of work on Cyprus, and will be required reading for all those following the debates surrounding the Cyprus problem.

Writing Cyprus

Author : Bahriye Kemal
ISBN : 9781000750911
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Bahriye Kemal's ground-breaking new work serves as the first study of the literatures of Cyprus from a postcolonial and partition perspective. Her book explores Anglophone, Hellenophone and Turkophone writings from the 1920s to the present. Drawing on Yi-Fu Tuan’s humanistic geography and Henri Lefebvre’s Marxist philosophy, Kemal proposes a new interdisciplinary spatial model, at once theoretical and empirical, that shows the power of space and place in postcolonial partition cases. The book shows the ways that place and space determine identity so it is understood as identification, together these places, spaces and identifications are always in production. In analysing practices towards writing, inventing, experiencing, reading and construction, the book offers a distinct ‘solidarity’ that captures the ‘truth of space’ and place for the production of multiple-mutable Cypruses shaped by and for multiple-mutable selves, ending in a 'differential’ Cyprus, Mediterranean, and world. Writing Cyprus presents not only a nuanced understanding of the actual and active production of colonialism, postcolonialism and partition that dismantles the dominant binary legacy of historical-political deadlock discourse, but a fruitful model for understanding other sites of conflict and division.

Cyprus And The Politics Of Memory

Author : Rebecca Bryant
ISBN : 9780857734013
Genre : History
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The island of Cyprus has been bitterly divided for more than four decades. One of the most divisive elements of the Cyprus conflict is the writing of its history, a history called on by both communities to justify and explain their own notions of justice. While for Greek Cypriots the history of Cyprus begins with ancient Greece, for the Turkish Cypriot community the history of the island begins with the Ottoman conquest of 1571. The singular narratives both sides often employ to tell the story of the island are, as this volume argues, a means of continuing the battle which has torn the island apart, and an obstacle to resolution. Cyprus and the Politics of Memory re-orientates history-writing on Cyprus from a tool of division to a form of dialogue, and explores a way forward for the future of conflict resolution in the region.

Party Society Relations In The Republic Of Cyprus

Author : Giorgos Charalambous
ISBN : 9781317386575
Genre : Political Science
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The Republic of Cyprus’ social and political culture is deeply partitocratic, with a close relationship between state apparatus and the parties that influence the government’s decisions. However, little is known about the social and political implications of the above traits, and even less about how parties influence and are influenced by society at large. The concept of linkage, which refers to the linking of citizens with government and the political process, is vital in the study of the electoral or ideological considerations of parties. Parties’ decisions regarding their organization and image correlates with the effort made to keep up with public opinion. Party-Society Relations in the Republic of Cyprus adds a new dimension to the study of linkage, considering the complexity of civil society as well as exploring the dynamics of political parties. Bringing together specialists from a range of disciplines, it examines the wider effects of partitocracy on democracy and uses it as a frame for exploring the construction, maintenance or deformation of links between social groups and parties. Through its analysis of both the partisan and societal aspects of party-social relations, it illuminates larger questions concerning the strategic complexity involved when politics and society interact. Approaching the Republic of Cyprus as a representative case study of partitocratic political culture, this book is a key resource for those interested in party and civil society politics, as well as Cypriot, Mediterranean and South-East European politics.

The Greeks And The British In The Levant 1800 1960s

Author : Anastasia Yiangou
ISBN : 9781317029731
Genre : History
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This book explores the concept of ‘the Levant’ as a component of the regional and international system during the age of imperialism. At its heart is a focus on the experience of Greek-speaking societies and, above all, the independent state of Greece that came into existence in 1830. A key sub-theme running through the account is the Anglo-Hellenic connection stemming from an enhanced British presence in the Eastern Mediterranean from the 1830s and 1840s, and in particular its relationship to the Greek polity. Within this framework the emergence of the idea of ‘Greater Greece’ is integrated into the narrative, including its regional reverberations and ethnic tensions. Other contributions examine trade and finance, gender issues, colonialism and the distinctive experience of Cyprus. The core of the volume deals centrally with three interlocking themes: modernity, nationalism and trans-nationalism. Ultimately these forces were to prove at odds with the ambiguity and elite structures that characterized the Levant in its nineteenth-century heyday. The book analyses the evolution, and increasing definition from the late 1950s, of Greece’s modern European identity, while taking into account the magnetic force of other relationships and regional links. This treatment connects with the choices and dilemmas facing Greece and its surrounding region, which contemporary crises invariably throw into relief. It will be of interest both to specialised historians and students of current affairs seeking to understand the broader historical context.

The European Union And The Cyprus Conflict

Author : Thomas Diez
ISBN : 0719060796
Genre : Political Science
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This book is a multi-faceted exploration of the Cyprus conflict in Europe, which investigates the international settling of the conflict, its modernist features, particularly European influences over identity, and postmodernization as a possible solution. The contributors to this book not only pursue fresh theoretical perspectives in an area that has so far been largely under-theorized, but also critically examine current European policies in search of alternatives.

Cyprus Newsletter

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ISBN : IND:30000047141910
Genre : Cyprus
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Reshaping Of Cyprus A Two State Solution

Author : Halil Ibrahim Salih
ISBN : 9781479780143
Genre : Political Science
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H. Ibrahim Salih earned his Ph.D in International Studies in 1967 at the American University School of International Service in Washington, D.C. He was born in Kyrenia, Cyprus and became an American citizen in 1969. He has been a professor of Political Science at Texas Wesleyan University in Fort Worth since 1968. He was chair of the department of Political Science for many years, and has been director of the study abroad programs in Mexico and the Holy Land. His past publications include three books: Cyprus: An Analysis of Cypriot Discord (1968), Cyprus: The Impact of Diverse Nationalism on a State (1978), and Cyprus: Ethnic Political Counterpoints (2004). His previous articles of the Middle East and Cyprus have appeared in many newspapers and journals nationally..

Britannica Student Encyclopedia A Z Set

Author : Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc
ISBN : 9781615355570
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Entertaining and informative, the newly updated Britannica Student Encyclopedia helps children gain a better understanding of their world. Updated for 2012, more than 2,250 captivating articles cover everything from Barack Obama to video games. Children are sure to immerse themselves in 2,700 photos, charts, and tables that help explain concepts and subjects, as well as 1,200 maps and flags from across the globe. Britannica Student is curriculum correlated and a recent winner of the 2008 Teachers Choice Award and 2010 AEP Distinguished achievement award.

Dk Eyewitness Cyprus

Author : DK Eyewitness
ISBN : 9780241452561
Genre : Travel
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The ideal travel companion, full of insider advice on what to see and do, plus detailed itineraries and comprehensive maps for exploring this ancient island. Take a tour of UNESCO World Heritage-listed churches of the Troodos mountains, enjoy pristine beaches at Pafos, or explore Neolithic settlements near Choirokoitia and Kalavasos: everything you need to know is clearly laid out within colour-coded chapters. Discover the best of Cyprus with this indispensable travel guide. Inside DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Cyprus: - Over 15 colour maps help you navigate with ease - Simple layout makes it easy to find the information you need - Comprehensive tours and itineraries of Cyprus, designed for every interest and budget - Illustrations and floorplans show Limassol Castle, imposing Kykkos monastery, Kyrenia Castle and Shipwreck Museum, and more - Colour photographs of Cyprus's architecture, stunning coastline, bustling harbours, rugged mountains, ancient monastery frescoes, festivals, museums and galleries, historic castles, charming villages and more - Experience Cyprus: learn about this country's complex history; rich architecture, including spectacular monasteries, ancient castles, Bronze age burial chambers, Byzantine basilicas, and Ottoman mosques; religions and traditional festivals; dramatic landscape and diverse wildlife; winemaking heritage; and diverse cuisine - Detailed chapters, with area maps, cover West Cyprus, Southern Cyprus, the Troodos Mountains, Central Cyprus, South Nicosia and North Cyprus - Essential travel tips: our expert choices of where to stay, eat, shop and sightsee, plus useful phrases, and visa and health information DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Cyprus is a detailed, easy-to-use guide designed to help you get the most from your visit to Cyprus. DK Eyewitness: winner of the Top Guidebook Series in the Wanderlust Reader Travel Awards 2017. "No other guide whets your appetite quite like this one" - The Independent On a shorter trip? Try our DK Eyewitness Top 10 Cyprus guide. About DK Eyewitness Travel: DK's highly visual Eyewitness guides show you what others only tell you, with easy-to-read maps, tips, and tours to inform and enrich your holiday. DK is the world's leading illustrated reference publisher, producing beautifully designed books for adults and children in over 120 countries.

Reporting Conflict And Peace In Cyprus

Author : Sanem Şahin
ISBN : 9783030950101
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This book studies journalism in Cyprus to understand how journalists negotiate their roles and responsibilities in conflict-affected societies. In Cyprus, journalism has navigated through the pressures and challenges of intercommunal and political tensions. The book outlines a historical context of the conflict, also known as the Cyprus problem and discusses the news media's involvement in it. However, the primary concern is journalists' perceptions of their professional roles and external forces affecting their work. It examines the impact of political, economic and organisational influences, media ownership and technological developments on their work through interviews conducted with journalists. It studies professional and ethical challenges journalists experience, especially when reporting intercommunal relations. Finally, it explores the impact of digital media on journalism and the public debate on the Cyprus problem.

Social Insurance And Older People In Cyprus

Author : Gregory Neocleous
ISBN : 9783030029463
Genre : Political Science
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This book explores and analyses the evolution of social insurance in Cyprus from 1878, beginning with the arrival of the British after 300 years of Ottoman occupation. Neocleous follows the struggles of the labour movement which raised the issue of social insurance and initiated the campaign for its introduction in Cyprus. The book also evaluates the social conditions of the general population, with particular emphasis on older people, including a detailed study and analysis of their role and the movement for improved pensions. Taking into account historical sources, sociological theory, and anthropological concepts, this discourse is embedded within a rich historical framework, as well as an integration of the most contemporary scholarship in the field.

Dk Eyewitness Travel Guide Cyprus

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ISBN : 9781409384595
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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Cyprus helps you get the most from your visit to this unique island. You'll find in-depth detail on all the important sights with maps, photos and illustrations. There's 3D maps and cutaways for all the major sights plus advice on water sports, beaches, wine, wildlife, beaches, hill villages, shopping, art and museums. Information on tours, cruises, hiking and tips on getting around make exploring the place effortless. The guide comes packed with photographs, illustrations and maps plus reviews and listings for hotels, restaurants and bars for all budgets. Visiting Cyprus becomes a lot easier with maps of all major sights, plus walks, scenic routes and thematic tours and sights, markets and festivals listed town by town. DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Cyprus - showing you what others only tell you. Now available in PDF format.

Cyprus Within The Biblical World

Author : James H. Charlesworth
ISBN : 9780567694911
Genre : Religion
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This volume moves discussion of ancient Israelite culture beyond concepts of isolation and borders, factoring in already well-known insights from classical studies and ancient history that take greater account of the impressive connections between all the countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea. Specifically, the contributors focus on Cyprus and the Bible and offer archaeological and biblical insights to consider how and in what ways, Cyprus and Cypriot culture was related to biblical life and perceptions. Though the Mediterranean separated Palestine from Cyprus, it also joined them; archaeological finds expose significant trade relations and cultural commonalities, not only in the Hellenistic and late-Roman eras, but for many centuries prior. These relations developed and became even more intimate in the later biblical period, as evidenced by early Jewish and Christian writings. By exploring various methods of cultural contact, the contributors suggest that further examination of cultural links between Cyprus and Palestine in the biblical period can repay dividends in understanding the development of ancient Israelite religion, early Judaism, and early Christianity.

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