Stewards of the Land: The American Farm School and Greece in the Twentieth Century

Stewards of the Land: The American Farm School and Greece in the Twentieth Century

by Brenda L. Marder

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780865548442
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Publication date: 02/28/2004
Pages: 502
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.80(d)

Table of Contents

Book 1
Forewordix
Author's Notexii
Author's Prefacexiii
Introduction1
1.The Balkan Maelstrom4
2.The Founder: John Henry House12
3.The Kidnapping of Ellen Stone and the Founding of the American Farm School30
4.The Early Years50
5.The Balkan Wars: Macedonia Becomes Part of Modern Greece71
6.World War I85
7.Charles Lucius House: The Second Director102
8.Asia Minor and the Population Exchange123
9.Ann House Comes to the American Farm School in 1923149
10.The 1930s: Depression, Dictatorship, and Approaching War164
11.World War II: Invasion and Occupation186
12.Reconstruction and Civil or Guerrilla War214
Selected Bibliography for Book 1243
Book 2
Foreword249
Acknowledgments251
Introduction253
1.The Wages of War: Greece Survives261
2.The Lansdales Chart Their Course: Their First Decade273
3.Secondary Education in Greece: The Heart of the Matter292
4.Secondary Education at the Farm School: A Curriculum in Progress308
5.Greek Agriculture: From Subsistence to Agribusiness325
6.Agriculture at the Farm School: The Very Keystone344
7.Women in Greece: An Odyssey Across the Years362
8.Women at the School: A New Cosmos377
9.The Junta in Greece and the Road Back395
10.The Farm School: Dictatorship and Aftermath409
11.The Papandreou Years: A Different Drum427
12.The Farm School in the Eighties: A Faster Beat438
Epilogue: Why an American Farm School in Greece?454
Selected Bibliography475
Appendix483
Index485

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