Salonica, City of Ghosts

Christians, Muslims and Jews 1430-1950
Product Number: EB00170233
Released: Dec 30, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780307427571
Publisher: Vintage
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Description

Salonica, located in northern Greece, was long a fascinating crossroads metropolis of different religions and ethnicities, where Egyptian merchants, Spanish Jews, Orthodox Greeks, Sufi dervishes, and Albanian brigands all rubbed shoulders. Tensions sometimes flared, but tolerance largely prevailed until the twentieth century when the Greek army marched in, Muslims were forced out, and the Nazis deported and killed the Jews. As the acclaimed historian Mark Mazower follows the city's inhabitants through plague, invasion, famine, and the disastrous twentieth century, he resurrects a fascinating and vanished world. From the Trade Paperback edition.

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Author(s): Mark Mazower
Original Publish Date: Dec 18, 2007

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