This volume explores the complicated relationship betwee the idea of classical Greece and the messy, Mediterranean reality of a country unsure of its place in the world. Modern Greece is the strangest nation in Europe, insisting on its privileged place as the "cradle of democracy", while offering a less-than-perfect form of democracy to its own minorities and its female population. This is the country that turned itself upside down over the adoption of the name of "Macedonia" by a former Yugoslav republic, as though ...

Dinner with Persephone 1998, Granta Books, London

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Dinner with Persephone 1997, Granta Books, London

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Dinner with Persephone 1997, Audio Literature, Berkeley, California

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