Advertisement

Cyprus

  • John Paxton
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

About the middle of the 2nd millennium b.c. Greek colonies were established in Cyprus and later it formed part of the Persian, Roman and Byzantine empires. In 1193 it became a Frankish kingdom, in 1489 a Venetian dependency and in 1571 was conquered by the Turks. They retained possession of it until its cession to England for administrative purposes under a convention concluded with the Sultan at Constantinople, 4 June 1878. On 5 Nov. 1914 the island was annexed by Great Britain and on 1 May 1925 given the status of a Crown Colony.

Kypriaki Dimokratia—Kibris Cumhuriyeti

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Books of Reference

  1. Statistical Information. Statistics and Research Department, Nicosia.Google Scholar
  2. North Cyprus Almanack, London, 1987Google Scholar
  3. Attalides, M., Cyprus Nationalism and International Politics. Edinburgh, 1979Google Scholar
  4. Bitsios, D.S., Cyprus: The Vulnerable Republic. Thessaloniki, 1975Google Scholar
  5. Crawshaw, N., The Cyprus Revolt: An Account of the Struggle for Union with Greece. London, 1978Google Scholar
  6. Denktash, R., The Cyprus Triangle. London, 1982Google Scholar
  7. Georghallides, G. S., A Political and Administrative History of Cyprus 1918–1926. Nicosia, 1979Google Scholar
  8. Halil, K., The Rape of Cyprus. London, 1982Google Scholar
  9. Hill, Sir George F., A History of Cyprus. 4 vols. Cambridge, 1940–52Google Scholar
  10. Hitchins, C., Cyprus. London, 1984Google Scholar
  11. Hunt, D., Footprints in Cyprus. London, 1982Google Scholar
  12. Kitromilides, P. M., and Evriviades, M. L., Cyprus. [Bibliography]. Oxford and Santa Barbara, 1982Google Scholar
  13. Kyle, K., Cyprus. London, 1984Google Scholar
  14. Loizos, P., The Heart Grows Bitter: A Chronicle of Cypriot War Refugees. CUP, 1982Google Scholar
  15. Mayes, S., Makarios. London, 1981CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  16. Oberling, P., The Road to Bellapais: The Turkish Cypriot Exodus to Northern Cyprus. Boulder, 1982Google Scholar
  17. Polyviou, P. G., Cyprus: The Tragedy and the Challenge. London, 1975.—Cyprus in Search of a Constitution. Nicosia, 1976.—Cyprus: Conflict and Negotiation, 1960–1980. London, 1980Google Scholar
  18. St John-Jones, L. W., The Population of Cyprus. London, 1983Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • John Paxton

There are no affiliations available

Personalised recommendations