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A Concise History of Greece (Cambridge Concise Histories)

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Publisher Comments:

This book provides a concise, illustrated introduction to the history of modern Greece, from the first stirrings of the national movement in the late eighteenth century to the present day. It is designed to provide a basic introduction for general and academic readers with little or no prior knowledge of the subject. A Concise History of Greece has been revised and now includes a new final chapter that covers Greek history and politics to the present day. Richard Clogg is a Fellow of St. Anthony's College, Oxford and was formerly Professor of Modern Balkan History, University of London. His previous publications include Anglo-Greek Attitudes (Palgrave, 2000) and Parties and Elections in Greece (Duke University Press, 1988). He is currently writing A Concise History of Romania for the Cambridge Concise Histories Series.

Book News Annotation:

Aimed at undergraduate students and the general reader, this text covers the history of modern Greece, from the beginnings of the national movement in the late 18th- century to the present. It concludes with a section of short biographies and is illustrated throughout with b&w historical photographs and maps. Clogg is a Fellow of St. Antony's College, Oxford.
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Synopsis:

A revised and extended edition of Richard Clogg"s well-known concise, illustrated introduction to the history of modern Greece, from the first stirrings of the national movement in the late eighteenth century to the present day. 'Succinct, accurate and graphic." The Times Literary Supplement

Synopsis:

A revised and extended edition of Richard Clogg's well-known concise, illustrated introduction to the history of modern Greece, from the first stirrings of the national movement in the late eighteenth century to the present day. 'Succinct, accurate and graphic.' The Times Literary Supplement

Synopsis:

This book provides a concise, illustrated introduction to the history of modern Greece, with a new final chapter about Greek history and politics to the present day. 56 illustrations. 10 maps.

Table of Contents

List of illustrations; Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. Ottoman rule and the emergence of the Greek state 1770-1831; 3. Nation building, the 'great idea' and national schism 1831-1922; 4. Catastrophe and occupation and their consequences 1923-49; 5. The legacy of the civil war 1950-74; 6. The consolidation of democracy and the populist decade 1974-90; 7. Balkan turmoil and political modernization: Greece in the 1990s; Biographies; The royal houses of Greece; Presidents; Tables; Key dates; Guide to further reading; Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521004794
Author:
Clogg, Richard
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Author:
Richard, Clogg
Location:
Cambridge, England
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Europe - General
Subject:
Europe - Greece
Subject:
Greece
Subject:
Greece (Modern)
Subject:
Greece History 1821-
Subject:
World History-Greece
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Cambridge Concise Histories
Series Volume:
no. 7
Publication Date:
20020631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
56 b/w illus. 10 maps
Pages:
308
Dimensions:
8.38x4.48x.81 in. .94 lbs.

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Product details 308 pages Cambridge University Press - English 9780521004794 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , A revised and extended edition of Richard Clogg"s well-known concise, illustrated introduction to the history of modern Greece, from the first stirrings of the national movement in the late eighteenth century to the present day. 'Succinct, accurate and graphic." The Times Literary Supplement
"Synopsis" by , A revised and extended edition of Richard Clogg's well-known concise, illustrated introduction to the history of modern Greece, from the first stirrings of the national movement in the late eighteenth century to the present day. 'Succinct, accurate and graphic.' The Times Literary Supplement
"Synopsis" by , This book provides a concise, illustrated introduction to the history of modern Greece, with a new final chapter about Greek history and politics to the present day. 56 illustrations. 10 maps.
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