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BeschreibungA concise history of the rich and varied experience of Greece and the Greeks over the past two centuries, this book focuses on the forces and events that have shaped the country and its people, including urbanization, economic development, modernization, and cultural change.
InhaltsverzeichnisGreek societies under Ottoman rule; the birth of the modern Greek state; the reign of Otto and the reconstruction of Greece; the age of reform 1864-1909; nationalism, irredentism, and nation-building; from a nation united to a nation divided 1909-1922; the inter-war period 1922-1940; the terrible decade - occupation and civil war 1940-1950; reconstruction and retribution 1950-1967; dictatorship and democratic restoration 1967-1989; modernising society? Greece in the post Cold-War world.
PortraitThomas Gallant holds the Hellenic Heritage Foundation Chair of Modern Greek History at York University, Toronto
Pressestimmen'As its excellent bibliography demonstrates, its author is alert to developments not only in history but in sociology and social anthropology as well.' English Historical Review
Untertitel: 'Brief Histories (Paperback)'. New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: BLOOMSBURY ACADEMIC
Erscheinungsdatum: August 2001
Seitenanzahl: 280 Seiten