A Concise History of Greece

A Concise History of Greece

by Richard Clogg
ISBN-10:
0521378303
ISBN-13:
9780521378307
Pub. Date:
08/20/1992
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press

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Overview

A Concise History of Greece

This concise, illustrated history of modern Greece, from the beginning of the national movement in the late eighteenth century to the present, is designed to provide a basic introduction for general and academic readers.

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)

About the Author

Richard Clogg has been Lecturer in Modern Greek History at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies and King's College, University of London, Reader in Modern Greek History at King's College, London and Professor of Modern Balkan History in the University of London. From 1990 to 2005 he was a Fellow of St Antony's College, Oxford and is now an Emeritus Fellow of the College. He has written extensively on Greek history and politics from the eighteenth century to the present.

Table of Contents

List of illustrationsviii
Prefacexv
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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