Inside Hitler's Greece: The Experience of Occupation, 1941-44

Inside Hitler's Greece: The Experience of Occupation, 1941-44

by Mark Mazower
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300089236

ISBN-13: 9780300089233

Pub. Date: 02/28/2001

Publisher: Yale University Press

This gripping and richly illustrated account of wartime Greece explores the impact of the Nazi Occupation upon the lives and values of ordinary people. The first full account of the experience of occupation, it offers a vividly human picture of resistance fighters and black marketeers, teenage German conscripts and Gestapo officers, Jews and starving villagers.  See more details below

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This gripping and richly illustrated account of wartime Greece explores the impact of the Nazi Occupation upon the lives and values of ordinary people. The first full account of the experience of occupation, it offers a vividly human picture of resistance fighters and black marketeers, teenage German conscripts and Gestapo officers, Jews and starving villagers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300089233
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
02/28/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
464
Sales rank:
544,476
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.70(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Introduction
Acknowledgements
Abbreviations and Foreign Terms
Prologue: Swastika over the Acropolis1
Pt. IThe Chaos of the New Order: 1941-43
1Venizelos's Funeral11
2The Occupation Begins15
3The Famine23
4Black Market Axioms53
5An Atmosphere of Imminent Catastrophe65
6Greek Workers in the Reich73
7Dreams of a New Europe79
Pt. II'This Heroic Madness': 1941-43
8The Resistance of Daily Life85
9Prudence or Bravery? The Old Politicians97
10Becoming Organised103
11Urban Protest108
12'Freedom or Death!'123
13Politics of the Andartiko138
14The End of Italian Rule144
Pt. IIIThe Logic of Violence and Terror: 1943-44
15The Logic of Violence155
16Anatomy of a Massacre: 16 August 1943190
17'The Loveliest Time': the Behaviour and Values of the German Soldier201
18The SS and the Terror System219
19Greek Jewry and the Final Solution235
Pt. IVA Society at War: 1943-44
20People's Democracy in Free Greece265
21ELAS: the People's Liberation Army297
22'A Cemetery Awash in Blood': the Counter-Revolution322
23'Tired Out by History': Athens '44340
Epilogue: 'No Peace without Victory'355
Notes378
Archival Sources415
Note on Sources423
Index429

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