Chapter

The Metaphysics of Partition, 1 July–4 December 1958

Robert Holland

in Britain and the Revolt in Cyprus, 1954-1959

Published in print November 1998 | ISBN: 9780198205388
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191676604 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205388.003.0010
The Metaphysics of Partition, 1 July–4 December 1958

Show Summary Details

Preview

This chapter examines the intensification of the inter-communal struggle between the Greek and Turks in Cyprus during the period from July to December 1958. In June 1958, the Turkish-Cypriot leadership started purifying and enlarging Muslim urban areas by intimidating Greeks into leaving Omorphita. This chapter discusses British governor to Cyprus Hugh Foot's reactions to these events.

Keywords: inter-communal struggle; Greek–Turk conflict; Omorphita; Cyprus; Hugh Foot; Greek refugees

Chapter.  17350 words. 

Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945)

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Buy this work at Oxford University Press »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.