The Xenophobe s Guide to the Greeks

The Xenophobe s Guide to the Greeks

Highlights the unique character and behavior of the nation.

Author: Alexandra Fiada

Publisher:

ISBN: 1902825306

Category: Travel

Page: 64

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Highlights the unique character and behavior of the nation. Frank, irreverent, funny--almost guaranteed to cure Xenophobia.
Categories: Travel

Greek for Xenophobes

Greek for Xenophobes

A humorous approach to Greek that shows you can easily speak the lingo simply by speaking plain English.

Author: Alexandra Fiada

Publisher: Xenophobe's Guide

ISBN: 1903096278

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 60

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Greek for Xenophobes® – a humorous approach to Greek that shows you can easily speak the lingo simply by speaking plain English. Indispensable phrases will trip off your tongue, gems like: ‘Is your son going to play bouzouki music all night?’ ‘Are you insured for damages?’ and ‘Is this paraffin I'm drinking or does retsina really taste like this?’
Categories: Foreign Language Study

Macedonia and Greece

Macedonia and Greece

A research study financed by the European Union, and published late in ¡994 in the daily Greek newspaper Avgi, concluded that most Greeks were xenophobes, racists and anti–Semites. According to the study, Greeks expressed the most ...

Author: John Shea

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 9781476621760

Category: History

Page: 429

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With the breakup of the former Yugoslavia and a pending NATO membership bid, an old conflict between Greece and Macedonia has taken on added significance for the international community. Greece has vehemently argued, particularly in the West, that the name Macedonia was in fact Greek and that its use by this new nation in the Balkans portended Macedonia’s expansionist ambitions. The Macedonians bitterly disputed this, noting that Alexander the Great was a Macedonian, and adducing many other fascinating and rational arguments. Tensions were said to have been reduced by an interim agreement between the two countries, but the attempted assassination of Macedonian president Kiro Gligorov in October 1995 has again heightened hostility in the area. The genesis of the conflict is detailed here, as well as the modern day events that have led many observers to believe that the area is a flashpoint for a major war, greater than that in Bosnia.
Categories: History

The Xenophobe s Guide to the Albanians

The Xenophobe s Guide to the Albanians

The Greeks are seen as lazy and proud. They are thought to rely too much on ancient history when claiming their superiority. The Greek economic crisis is viewed with mixed feelings – unhappiness that so many Albanians are unable to find ...

Author: Alan Andoni

Publisher: Oval Projects

ISBN: 9781908120960

Category: Social Science

Page: 96

View: 694

What makes the Albanians ALBANIAN: A witty guide to the airs and affectations that affirm the Albanian attitude. - See more at: http://www.xenophobes.com/the-Albanians/#sthash.dhnOHBuj.dpuf
Categories: Social Science

The Xenophobe s Guide to the French

The Xenophobe s Guide to the French

Nick Yapp, Michel Syrett. The Spanish The Swedes The Swiss The Welsh Xenophobe's® lingo learners French German Greek Spanish ® Xenophobe's Guides e-books are available from Amazon, iBookstore, and.

Author: Nick Yapp

Publisher: Oval Projects

ISBN: 9781908120397

Category: Humor

Page: 96

View: 585

A guide to understanding the French that explores the raison d'etre behind the Gallic façade with humour and style.
Categories: Humor

The Xenophobe s Guide to the Americans

The Xenophobe s Guide to the Americans

Stephanie Faul. The Spanish The Swedes The Swiss The Welsh Xenophobe's® lingo learners French German Greek Spanish ® Xenophobe's Guides e-books are available from Amazon, iBookstore, and.

Author: Stephanie Faul

Publisher: Oval Projects

ISBN: 9781908120007

Category: Social Science

Page: 96

View: 850

A guide to understanding the Americans which dispels or confirms preconceived prejudices with humour and insight.
Categories: Social Science

The Xenophobe s Guide to the Germans

The Xenophobe s Guide to the Germans

Stefan Zeidenitz, Ben Barko. The Spanish The Swedes The Swiss The Welsh Xenophobe's® lingo learners French German Greek Spanish ® Xenophobe's Guides e-books are available from Amazon, iBookstore, and.

Author: Stefan Zeidenitz

Publisher: Oval Projects

ISBN: 9781908120427

Category: Social Science

Page: 96

View: 109

A guide to understanding the Germans that uncovers their insecurities and gently dispels even the most ingrained prejudices.
Categories: Social Science

The Xenophobe s Guide to the Finns

The Xenophobe s Guide to the Finns

Tarja Moles. The Spanish The Swedes The Swiss The Welsh Xenophobe's® lingo learners French German Greek Spanish ® Xenophobe's Guides e-books are available from Amazon, iBookstore, and.

Author: Tarja Moles

Publisher: Oval Projects

ISBN: 9781908120366

Category: Humor

Page: 96

View: 153

A guide to understanding the Finns that explores their national characteristics with humour and style.
Categories: Humor

The Xenophobe s Guide to the Czechs

The Xenophobe s Guide to the Czechs

Hungarian and Finnish may be even more complicated, but the Czechs would concur with the suggestion that the classic reference to Greek lingo is insufficiently adequate: it should have been changed a long time ago to “It's all Czech to ...

Author: Petr Berka

Publisher: Oval Projects

ISBN: 9781908120212

Category: Social Science

Page: 96

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All roads lead to Czechia. The Czechs seem to believe that the Earth is the center of the Universe, Europe is the centre of the Earth, and Czechia is at the centre of Europe. Reality Czechs. The ability to put up with a situation adjusting as needs must has been elevated to an art form. Chuckling Czechs. Czech humor is distinguished by mad screams, breast and thigh slapping, and uncontrollable braying. Top of the Czech list. The Czechs would like to be seen as the cauldron in which all that's good from West and East melts; and if not the best, then at least one of the top nations in the world.
Categories: Social Science

The Xenophobe s Guide to the Danes

The Xenophobe s Guide to the Danes

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Author: Helen Dyrbye

Publisher: Oval Projects

ISBN: 9781908120243

Category: Humor

Page: 96

View: 480

A guide to understanding the Danes that highlights their character and behaviour with warmth and wit.
Categories: Humor

Digital Media and the Greek Crisis

Digital Media and the Greek Crisis

Here, the demonstrators held Greek flags and presented both Greek and foreign political leaders as traitors, ... Groups such as '300 Greeks', 'The Greek Mothers' and others, formulated a xenophobic rhetoric, which transferred across the ...

Author: Ioanna Ferra

Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing

ISBN: 9781787693296

Category: Social Science

Page: 300

View: 339

This book concentrates on the parallel evolution of debt crisis and digital communications in Greece. By examining four different online and social media platforms, it uncovers the impact of digital media on the contentious politics of crisis, as well as the impact of the political economic sphere on the formation of the Greek digital mediascape.
Categories: Social Science

Hate on the Streets

Hate on the Streets

Hate on the Streets, based on dozens of interviews with victims, government officials, police and others, shows that Greek authorities have been shamefully slow in acknowledging the extent of xenophobic violence and taking concerted steps ...

Author: Judith Sunderland

Publisher:

ISBN: 1564329097

Category: Africans

Page: 99

View: 289

"Xenophobic violence has reached alarming proportions in Greece, particularly in the capital city of Athens. Vigilante groups of up to twenty people, often with their faces hidden and sometimes armed with clubs or beer bottles, attack migrants and asylum seekers regularly. These attacks usually take place at night on or near particular town squares. Victims have been dragged off buses, beaten, stabbed, and scarred for life. Hate on the Streets, based on dozens of interviews with victims, government officials, police and others, shows that Greek authorities have been shamefully slow in acknowledging the extent of xenophobic violence and taking concerted steps to arrest this disturbing trend. The police fail to take preventive action or respond adequately to reports of attacks, have discouraged victims from filing official complaints and threatened undocumented migrants with detention if they persist in seeking justice. Perpetrators are rarely arrested or prosecuted; to date no one has been convicted of racially-aggravated assault under a 2008 criminal law provision. The economic crisis and migratory pressure are no excuse for the Greek government's failure to counter xenophobic violence. Human Rights Watch calls on the Greek government to repudiate xenophobic violence, and take immediate steps to ensure vigorous law enforcement action to prevent and punish these hate crimes. Criminal law reform, specialized training, and better recording of hate crimes are urgently needed. The EU should support these efforts."--P. [4] of cover.
Categories: Africans

Everything You Need to Know About Confronting Xenophobia

Everything You Need to Know About Confronting Xenophobia

This book provides an all-too-timely resource for students to understand what xenophobia is, remember to avoid xenophobic language, and most importantly, work to wipe out xenophobia.

Author: Susan Meyer

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 9781508179337

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

View: 879

From the news to school hallways, xenophobic rhetoric is sadly on the rise. This book provides an all-too-timely resource for students to understand what xenophobia is, remember to avoid xenophobic language, and most importantly, work to wipe out xenophobia. Through easy-to-follow text that is accessible even to struggling readers, the book provides key strategies for helping students to both recognize and confront xenophobia in their communities. Personal stories of teens and adults who both experienced xenophobia and helped speak out against it are also shared.
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction

Educating Greek Americans

Educating Greek Americans

That many Greeks had been raised in multi-lingual states also meant that Greek immigrants were not upset by the need ... to intense ethnic discrimination that included confronting the hostility of the Ku Klux Klan and other xenophobes.

Author: Fevronia K. Soumakis

Publisher: Springer Nature

ISBN: 9783030398279

Category: Education

Page: 188

View: 921

This edited collection considers Greek American formal and informal educational efforts, institutions, and programs, broadly conceived, as they evolved over time throughout the United States. The book’s focus on Greek Americans aims to highlight the vast array of educational responses to local needs and contexts as this distinct, yet, heterogeneous immigrant community sought to maintain its linguistic, cultural, and religious heritage for over one hundred years. The chapters in this volume amend the scholarly literature that thus far has not only overlooked Greek American educational initiatives, but has also neglected to recognize and analyze the community’s persistence in sustaining them. This book is an important contribution to an understanding of Greek Americans’ long overdue history as a significant diaspora community within an American context.
Categories: Education

The Xenophobe s Guide to the Chinese

The Xenophobe s Guide to the Chinese

English goes scurrying off to Latin or Greek when confronted with the need to make a new word, but Chinese just adapts an old one. Dian is the word for 'electricity', and so when the need arose, it was combined with existing words to ...

Author: Song Zhu

Publisher: Oval Projects

ISBN: 9781908120182

Category: Social Science

Page: 96

View: 630

A guide to understanding the Chinese which dispels or confirms preconceived prejudices with humor and insight.
Categories: Social Science

The Xenophobe s Guide to the English

The Xenophobe s Guide to the English

For example: 'pyjamas' from Urdu, 'nosh' from Yiddish, 'sofa' from Arabic, 'waltz' from German, 'cinema' from Greek, 'caravan' from Persian, 'bog' from Gaelic, 'shampoo' from Hindi, 'nitwit' from Dutch, 'liaison' from French, ...

Author: Antony Miall

Publisher: Oval Projects

ISBN: 9781908120304

Category: Travel

Page: 96

View: 501

A guide to understanding the English that gets beyond the stiff upper lip and reveals their true spirit and character.
Categories: Travel

The Xenophobe s Guide to the Austrians

The Xenophobe s Guide to the Austrians

The phrases 'To make a Spanish face' and 'It's all Spanish to me' analogous to 'It's all Greek to me' date from the time when the Austrian Habsburgs imported a gloomy and unpleasant Spanish retinue, which insisted on sterile and rigid ...

Author: Louis James

Publisher: Oval Projects

ISBN: 9781908120069

Category: History

Page: 96

View: 153

A guide to understanding the Austrians that delves into the cultural curiosities and peculiar characteristics of this land-locked nation.
Categories: History

The Xenophobe s Guide to the Russians

The Xenophobe s Guide to the Russians

They are hearty eaters, and the word 'diet' is Greek to most of them. If an Englishman invites you for afternoon tea, you will get a cup of very good tea, possibly accompanied by a small biscuit. If a Russian invites you for tea, ...

Author: Vladimir Zhelvis

Publisher: Oval Projects

ISBN: 9781908120786

Category: Social Science

Page: 96

View: 429

A guide to understanding the Russians which goes behind the curtain of bearishmess to reveal their soft underbelly.
Categories: Social Science

The Xenophobe s Guide to the Canadians

The Xenophobe s Guide to the Canadians

To name but a few, there are proud Italian Canadians (who claim that they “built Toronto” – a slightly exaggerated but not totally inaccurate boast), Portuguese Canadians, Greek Canadians, Chinese Canadians (whose ancestors constructed ...

Author: Vaughn Roste

Publisher: Oval Projects

ISBN: 9781908120151

Category: Humor

Page: 96

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A guide to understanding the Canadians which shows the quirks of personality that set them apart from their neighbours to the south in the United States of America.
Categories: Humor

Greece

Greece

Dawkins , R.M. Modern Greek Folktales ( translation ) , Oxford : Clarendon Press , 1953 . ... Holst - Warhaft , Gail , Dangerous Voices : Women's Laments in Greek Literature , London : Routledge , 1992 . ... Xenophobe's Guide to ...

Author: Giannēs Koliopoulos

Publisher: C. HURST & CO. PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 1850654638

Category: Greece

Page: 407

View: 841

This historical essay explores Greece in the 1990s. It seeks to illuminate vital aspects of the Greek phenomenon using themes such as politics, institutions, society, ideology, foreign policy, geography and culture.
Categories: Greece