Cyprus Problem and British role in its history

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Echoes from the Dead Zone: Across the Cyprus Divide
1.  Echoes from the Dead Zone: Across the Cyprus Divide by Yiannis Papadakis
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  "the best take on the psychology of how each side ignores its own faults, told as a personal story of discovery"
20.22   Used & New from: 10.67
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

Imagining the Modern: The Cultures of Nationalism in Cyprus
2.  Imagining the Modern: The Cultures of Nationalism in Cyprus by Rebecca Bryant
The list author says:
  "very good antidote to nationalist versions, but with an unfortunate dose of post-modernism"
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The Cyprus Conspiracy: America, Espionage and the Turkish Invasion
3.  The Cyprus Conspiracy: America, Espionage and the Turkish Invasion by Brendan O'Malley
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  "the conspiracy theorist's guide, useful counter-balance to accounts focussing only on Cypriots of either or both sides as to blame"
11.82   Used & New from: 2.66
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (29 customer reviews)

Cyprus: The Search for a Solution
4.  Cyprus: The Search for a Solution by David Hannay
The list author says:
  "first-hand account from the British rep in the Annan Plan talks, who offered half the British bases territory. Very detailed on the process, but ends before the referendum, when Hannay left."
25.57   Used & New from: 5.19

An International Relations Debacle: The UN Secretary-general's Mission of Good Offices in Cyprus 1999-2004
5.  An International Relations Debacle: The UN Secretary-general's Mission of Good Offices in Cyprus 1999-2004 by Claire Palley
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  "Greek-Cypriot side's demolition of Annan Plan (and Hannay). Prepared to make some admissions, but very narrow perspective and makes personal attacks even on UN staff."
30.19   Used & New from: 3.95
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A Functional Cyprus Settlement: the Constitutional Dimension
6.  A Functional Cyprus Settlement: the Constitutional Dimension by Tim Potier
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  "Attempt at post-mortem on Annan Plan with proposals for changes to revive it - but mainly aimed at Greek-Cypriot side, where Annan is currently taboo politically"
32.92   Used & New from: 10.07

The Cyprus Question and the Turkish Position in International Law
7.  The Cyprus Question and the Turkish Position in International Law by Gillian M. White
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  "one of very few direct accounts in English of Turkish-Cypriot case"
80.00   Used & New from: 44.50

The British and the Hellenes: Struggles for Mastery in the Eastern Mediterranean 1850-1960
8.  The British and the Hellenes: Struggles for Mastery in the Eastern Mediterranean 1850-1960 by R. F. Holland
The list author says:
  "gives wider background to history of British involvement in Cyprus - looks at British control of Ionian islands"
78.62   Used & New from: 38.11

Cyprus 1878: The Journal of Sir Garnet Wolseley
9.  Cyprus 1878: The Journal of Sir Garnet Wolseley by Garnet Wolseley
The list author says:
  "First in a long line of British colonial administrators' memoirs. Fascinating diary of the first governor's arrival - military man who hated foreigners."
Used & New from: 14.94

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Cyprus Under British Rule
10.  Cyprus Under British Rule by C.W.J. Orr
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  "1920's British colonial administrator complaining of British neglect of Cyprus"
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Bitter Lemons of Cyprus
11.  Bitter Lemons of Cyprus by Lawrence Durrell
The list author says:
  "British literary figure becomes press adviser to colonial government in 1950's (sees EOKA coming) - philhellenic but disappointed in modern Greeks and patronisingly colonial"
5.59   Used & New from: 0.01
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Cyprus: A portrait and an appreciation
12.  Cyprus: A portrait and an appreciation by Harry Luke
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  "Colonial administrator's history of the island - published 1957 then updated 1964 after breakdown of independence constitution. Sympathetic to Turks."
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Burdened with Cyprus
13.  Burdened with Cyprus by John Reddaway
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  "Yet another colonial administrator, this time with strong sympathy for Turkish-Cypriots"
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Journey into Cyprus
14.  Journey into Cyprus by Colin Thubron
The list author says:
  "A Briton in Cyprus who is not a colonial administrator - walked around the island just before 1974 coup & invasion."
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Twice a Stranger: How Mass Expulsion Forged Modern Greece and Turkey
15.  Twice a Stranger: How Mass Expulsion Forged Modern Greece and Turkey by Bruce Clark
The list author says:
  "Not directly about Cyprus but fascinating account of the previous (1920's) Greek-Turkish population exchange (and Great Powers' roles) that Cyprus missed by being in British hands at the time."
7.69   Used & New from: 4.49
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Human Rights and the End of Empire: Britain and the Genesis of the European Convention
16.  Human Rights and the End of Empire: Britain and the Genesis of the European Convention by A. W. Brian Simpson
The list author says:
  "Cyprus is not this book's main focus, but does feature (including cover photo) as first human rights case (Greece v UK) and illustrating links between human rights and (dying) colonialism"
60.00   Used & New from: 54.00

Returning Home: Housing and Property Restitution Rights of Refugees and Displaced Persons
17.  Returning Home: Housing and Property Restitution Rights of Refugees and Displaced Persons by Scott Leckie
The list author says:
  "Specifically leaves out Cyprus as an unresolved conflict, but useful insight into how other ethnic cleansings have been reversed - 2 contributors were on Annan UN team."
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