Greece Land of Golden Light Author:Jane Werner Watson Greece: Land of Golden Light leads us through the rugged mountains and over the busy sea lanes of a land whose ancient past is a part of our heritage. The Greece of today is much less familiar to most of us, and it is this living land we come to know in this book. — We watch the slow turn of the year in a mountain village, and taste the flavor of... more » life in a seaside town. We vacation with a city family on an Aegean island, and watch the surge of activity in busy Athens. The stories, which take us into the lives of young Greeks, are illustrated with true Greek flavor by one of Athens' outstanding painters and theatrical designers, Spyros Vasiliou.
Factual chapters present the geography, occupations, transportation, history, educational framework, traditions, and government of Greece in lively fashion which brings to social studies new breadth and intimacy.« less