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The Nation and its Ruins

Antiquity, Archaeology, and National Imagination in Greece (Classical Presences)

by Yannis Hamilakis

  • 245 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Classical Greek & Roman archaeology,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • History - General History,
  • Hellenic languages,
  • Ancient Greece,
  • Ancient - Greece,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / Ancient & Classical,
  • Ancient and Classical,
  • 19th century,
  • 20th century,
  • Archaeology,
  • Greece,
  • History,
  • National characteristics, Greek

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages360
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10146036M
    ISBN 100199230382
    ISBN 109780199230389

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