A Traveller's History of Cyprus
5" x 7 3/4" • 304 pages • maps and line drawings
ISBN 9781566566056 (UK ISBN 9781844370535) • paperback • $14.95 •
A Traveller’s History of Cyprus offers a complete and authoritative history of the island’s past and also touches on the sensitive present-day issues for both sides of the island.
Although Cyprus is a relatively small island, its position in the East Mediterranean has always given it strategic importance beyond its size. Well-placed for travel from all over the globe with plenty of sunshine throughout the year, Cyprus has become a favored tourist destination. All visitors, whether to the Greek or Turkish side of the island, discover the immensely rich history, which has resulted in so many civilizations making their mark upon its soil.
With a historical gazetteer, chronology of major events, index, bibliography and historical and contemporary maps, this book is an invaluable companion to students or visitors to the island.
Timothy Boatswain has degrees in archaeology and anthropology and lectures regularly on the island. He is the co-author of A Traveller’s History of Greece in the same series.
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