Militarism in post-war Cyprus: the development of the ideology of defence

  title={Militarism in post-war Cyprus: the development of the ideology of defence},
  author={Stratis Andreas Efthymiou},
  journal={Defence Studies},
  pages={408 - 426}
Abstract This article provides a theorisation of militarism in post-war Cyprus. Based on qualitative empirical research conducted in Cyprus in 2011, the article explores the manifestation and steadfastness of Greek-Cypriot militarism, and the development of this militarism, which appeared after the partition of the island in 1974. In particular, it proposes the ideology of defence as a way to understand post-war Greek-Cypriot militarism. It shows the embedded nature of defence in the idea of… 
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