Modern Greece

ISBN-10: 034076337X
ISBN-13: 9780340763377
Edition: 2001
List price: $56.95
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Description: This book is a concise history of the rich and varied experience of Greece and the Greeks over the past two centuries. It focuses on the forces and events that have shaped the country and its people, including urbanization, economic development,  More...

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Book details

List price: $56.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic & Professional
Publication date: 8/3/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 280
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

This book is a concise history of the rich and varied experience of Greece and the Greeks over the past two centuries. It focuses on the forces and events that have shaped the country and its people, including urbanization, economic development, modernization, and cultural change.

Acknowledgements
Preface
The Ottoman Legacy
Greek identity and the role of the Orthodox Church
Administration and local society
The economic of the region
The Greek diaspora
The legacy - a summary
The Birth of the Modern Greek State
The pre-revolutionary context
The Greek War of Independence, 1821-1828
The presidency of Ioannis Kapodistrias
Building the Modern State 1833-1897
Regency and absolutism: the political settlement of liberated Greece
Rebuilding a broken land
Constitutional monarchy
The age of reform, 1864-1909
Constructing the Modern Nation: irredentism, nationalism and identity in nineteenth-century Greece
The Megali Idea and the struggle for territorial expansion
The Cretan and Macedonian questions
Nationalism and identity
Greek Society in the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries
Demographic change
The spiti: family and household structure
Farms and villages
Farming the land
The other Greeks: shepherds, sailors and artisans
The social world of men and women
Athens ascendant
Coming to America
From a Nation United to a Nation Divided
National malaise and Venizelos's rise to power
The First Golden Age of Venizelism
The Balkan wars
The national schism and the Great War
The Inter-war Period, 1919-1940: a time of turmoil
Peace and war
The Asia Minor catastrophe
The catastrophe compounded
The exchange of populations and its cost
Counting coups
Venizelos redux
The Metaxas dictatorship
The Terrible Decade: occupation and civil war 1940-1950
The 'good' war
Occupation
Civil war
Reconstruction and Retribution 1950-1967
Reconstruction
Political restoration
Economic recovery
Society in the 1950s and 1960s
NATO and Cyprus
The slide to chaos
Dictatorship, Democratic Restoration and the Era of PASOK: 1967-1989
The junta
Karamanlis and the restoration of democracy
The rise and fall of Papandreou and PASOK
Greek society during the era of restoration and socialism
Epilogue
Notes
Suggestions for further reading
Index

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