Greece: The Modern Sequel, from 1831 to the Present
"...Meticulously researched...Thoroughly documented with copious footnotes, a shronology, and extensive bibliography, this work is recommended for academic libraries."
Focusing on questions that seek to illuminate vital aspects of the Greek phenomenon, this modern history of Greece is organized around themes such as politics, institutions, society, ideology, foreign policy, geography, and culture. Making clear their predilection for the principles that inspired the founding fathers of the Greek state, Koliopoulos and Veremis juxtapose these principles to contemporary practices, and outline the resulting tensions in Greek society as it enters the new millenium.
Challenging established notions and stereotypes that have disfigured Greek history, Greece: A Modern Sequel is meant to encourage a fresh look at the country and its people. In the process, a portrait of a new Greece emerges: modern, diverse, and strong.
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Koliopoulos (Univ. of Thessaloniki) and Veremis (Univ. of Athens & Fletcher Sch., Tufts Univ.) have produced a scholarly, meticulously researched analysis of the origins and development of the ... Read full review
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Greece: The Modern Sequel : from 1831 to the Present
Giannēs Koliopoulos,Thanos Veremēs
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