The Greek War of Independence: The Struggle for Freedom from Ottoman Oppression

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Overlook Duckworth, 2011 - Greece - 393 pages
Tells the story of the Greeks' struggle for freedom from Ottoman oppression.

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THE GREEK WAR OF INDEPENDENCE: The Struggle for Freedom from Ottoman Oppression and the Birth of the Modern Greek Nation

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In sturdy but ordinary prose, a freelance historian tells the complicated story of the war that took the life of Lord Byron and freed Greece from Ottoman rule.Brewer (a one-time classics scholar with ... Read full review


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In his first book, Brewer, a former Oxford classics scholar, has produced a meticulously researched, scholarly, yet engaging account of the brutal struggle of the Greeks to win independence from the ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

David Brewer was first a Classics scholar at Oxford and afterwards learned modern Greek. He lives in London.

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