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The Essay, A Cretan Spring Episode 5 of 5

5/5: Towns.
After the Minoans and Mycenaean Greeks Crete was occupied by a succession of invaders including the Genoese, Venetians, Turks, the German army in World War Two, the US army nowadays, and tourists from all around Europe. They all meet in the buildings and life of the island's coastal towns, but a Cretan identity emerges as well from this great mix. Adam Nicolson and Sarah Raven report. (Rpt)

Producer: Tim Dee.

15 minutes

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Fri 16 Apr 2010 23:00

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