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

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

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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 to stop the execution of prisoners Costas Constantinides and Yiannakis Athanassiou. This chapter also describes the efforts and strategies of Turkish Foreign Minister F. Zorlu and Greek Foreign Minister Evangelos Averoff to restore peace in Cyprus.

Keywords: Cyprus revolt; Archbishop Makarios; Hugh Foot; Costas Constantinides; Yiannakis Athanassiou; F. Zorlu; Evangelos Averoff

Chapter.  19159 words. 

Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945)

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