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A Promised Land?, 5 December 1958–19 March 1959

Robert Holland

in Britain and the Revolt in Cyprus, 1954-1959

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205388
eISBN:
9780191676604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205388.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the developments in the revolt in Cyprus during the period from December 1958 to March 1959. Archbishop Makarios was released from exile and Governor Hugh Foot granted clemency ... More


A Light in the Tunnel, 10 March–26 July 1956

Robert Holland

in Britain and the Revolt in Cyprus, 1954-1959

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205388
eISBN:
9780191676604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205388.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the impact of the exile of Archbishop Makarios on the Greek Cypriots fighting for their independence against British rule. Makarios' exile was followed by a three-day general ... More


Matters of Honour, 6 April–4 October 1957

Robert Holland

in Britain and the Revolt in Cyprus, 1954-1959

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205388
eISBN:
9780191676604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205388.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the problems British governor to Cyprus John Harding had in dealing with issues regarding Bishop Makarios and Ethnikí Orgánosis Kipriakoú Agónos (EOKA) leader Georgios Grivas. ... More


Hope for the Passible Self: The Use and Transformation of the Human Passions in the Fathers of the Philokalia

Paul M. Blowers

in The Philokalia: A Classic Text of Orthodox Spirituality

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195390261
eISBN:
9780199932931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390261.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Evagrius Ponticus played a central role in Eastern Orthodox piety, especially within the pages of the Philokalia. This chapter examines his influence throughout the Philokalia along with some of the ... More


Emergencies and Derogations

A. W. BRIAN SIMPSON

in Human Rights and the End of Empire: Britain and the Genesis of the European Convention

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199267897
eISBN:
9780191714115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267897.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, EU Law

This chapter deals more fully with the colonial emergencies and insurrections which accompanied the winding down of the colonial empire, of the mechanisms of repression which were used to combat ... More


Further Readings

Marcus Plested

in Orthodox Readings of Aquinas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199650651
eISBN:
9780191745225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199650651.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Theology

This chapter covers the remainder of the Byzantine period, taking the story down to the Fall of the City in 1453. A number of second-tier theologians are considered under the headings of ‘detractors’ ... More


A Perfect Storm : Cyprus, 1967–1974

James Edward Miller

in The United States and the Making of Modern Greece: History and Power, 1950-1974

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832479
eISBN:
9781469606002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887943_miller.14
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter focuses on a letter written by Greek prime minister Constantine Karamanlis to Egyptian president Gamal Abdel Nasser, in which he claimed that Cyprus was neither the only nor necessarily ... More


“They Have Made a Mess of Cyprus”

James F. Goode

in The Turkish Arms Embargo: Drugs, Ethnic Lobbies, and US Domestic Politics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813179681
eISBN:
9780813179698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179681.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter opens with the 1976 presidential campaign. Each candidate made efforts to attract Greek Americans’ support, but Carter criticized Ford’s handling of Cyprus, promising to do more for the ... More


Securing the base: fighting EOKA terrorists in Cyprus

Aaron Edwards

in Defending the realm: The politics of Britains small wars since 1945

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719084416
eISBN:
9781781704738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084416.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

British military intervention in Cyprus reached a crescendo in the major counter-insurgency campaign fought by the island's Security Forces between 1955 and 1959. The terrorist group EOKA, led by ... More


Fighting EOKA: The British Counter–Insurgency Campaign on Cyprus, 1955-1959

David French

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198729341
eISBN:
9780191796234
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729341.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Drawing upon a wide range of unpublished sources, including files from the recently released Foreign and Commonwealth Office ‘migrated archive’, this book is the first fully researched account of the ... More


Makarios, Grivas, and EOKA

David French

in Fighting EOKA: The British Counter–Insurgency Campaign on Cyprus, 1955-1959

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198729341
eISBN:
9780191796234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729341.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explains the ways in which Archbishop Makarios III and Colonel George Grivas worked together to create EOKA, the Greek Cypriot paramilitary organisation which, beginning in April 1955, ... More


‘A game of cops and robbers’: The Start of the Insurgency, April 1955–March 1956

David French

in Fighting EOKA: The British Counter–Insurgency Campaign on Cyprus, 1955-1959

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198729341
eISBN:
9780191796234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729341.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explains the ways in which EOKA’s campaign of violence escalated, beginning with sabotage attacks against government installations, but later evolving into lethal assaults against ... More


Church and Homeland

Alexander Kitroeff

in The Greek Orthodox Church in America: A Modern History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749438
eISBN:
9781501749452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749438.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter looks at how the Greek Orthodox Church played a central role in Greek American efforts to shape US foreign policy toward Greece, Turkey, and Cyprus between the 1960s and 1980s. It talks ... More


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