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Modern Greece

A History since 1821

John S. Koliopoulos, Thanos M. Veremis

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Geisteswissenschaften, Kunst, Musik / Regional- und Ländergeschichte


Modern Greece: A History since 1821 is a chronologicalaccount of the political, economic, social, and cultural history ofGreece, from the birth of the Greek state in 1821 to 2008 by twoleading authorities. * Pioneering and wide-ranging study of modern Greece, whichincorporates the most recent Greek scholarship * Sets the history of modern Greece within the context of a broadgeo-political framework * Includes detailed portraits of leading Greek politicians * Provides in-depth considerations on the profound economic andsocial changes that have occurred as a result of Greece's EUmembership


--Robert Holland, University of London
"This is an immensely readable, comprehensive and elegant overviewof the history of Greece since 1821 by two of the finest Greekhistorians of their generation."
--Kevin Featherstone, London School of Economics
"A lucid, authoritative and comprehensive guide to thehistorical development of modern Greece. Its insightful - andat times pungent - interpretation will stimulate both old andnew readers of Greek history."
--John O. Iatrides, Southern Connecticut StateUniversity
"Two distinguished historians have combined their deep knowledgeand remarkable talents to produce the best comprehensive history ofmodern Greece in print today. Impressively researched, it offers anup-to-date, thorough, and carefully balanced historical narrative,sprinkled with fresh interpretations and new insights, presented ina crisp but highly readable prose. It is certain to become requiredreading and the standard reference work for specialists, students,and anyone seriously interested in contemporary Greece."

If you are looking for a readable and concise, yet rich,textured, and up-to-date introduction to Modern Greek History, yoursearch is over. Modern Greece: A History since 1821 is thatbook. --Stathis Kalyvas, Yale University
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Geschichte, Geschichte der europäischen Moderne, History, Modern European History