A Concise History of Greece

A Concise History of Greece

by Richard Clogg
     
 

Aimed at undergraduate students and the general reader, this text covers the history of modern Greece, from the beginnings of the national movement in the late 18th- century to the present. It concludes with a section of short biographies and is illustrated throughout with b&w historical photographs and maps. Clogg is a Fellow of St. Antony's College, Oxford.… See more details below

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Aimed at undergraduate students and the general reader, this text covers the history of modern Greece, from the beginnings of the national movement in the late 18th- century to the present. It concludes with a section of short biographies and is illustrated throughout with b&w historical photographs and maps. Clogg is a Fellow of St. Antony's College, Oxford. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521378307
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/20/1992
Series:
Cambridge Concise Histories Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
271
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations
Preface
1Introduction1
2Ottoman rule and the emergence of the Greek state 1770-18317
3Nation building, the 'Great Idea' and National Schism 1831-192246
4Catastrophe and occupation and their consequences 1923-4998
5The legacy of the civil war 1950-74142
6The consolidation of democracy and the populist decade 1974-90166
7Balkan turmoil and political modernization: Greece in the 1990s201
Biographies239
The royal houses of Greece259
Presidents260
Tables261
Key dates269
Guide to further reading276
Index282

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