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 favoured 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 civilisations 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.
"Ideal before-you-go reading' The Daily Telegraph 'One of an excellent series of brief histories' The New York Times
Series: Traveller's History
Number Of Pages: 231
Published: 7th April 2011
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.9 x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.272