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:
The Metaphysics of Partition, 1 July–4 December 1958

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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)

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