Gallant, Thomas W.

Modern Greece : from independence to the present / Thomas W. Gallant. - Second edition. - London : New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2016. - xxi, 354 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.

Subtitle from cover: from the War of Independence to the present.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

1. The Greek world in its Ottoman context -- 2. The war for independence, 1821-1833 -- 3. Building the modern state, 1833-1909 -- 4. Constructing the modern nation : cultures, identities, and diversity -- 5. The 'national question' : irredentism and foreign policy -- 6. Society and economy in the 19th and early 20th centuries -- 7. From a nation united to a nation divided, 1909-1919 -- 8. The inter-war period, 1909-1940 : a time of turmoil -- 9. The terrible decade : occupation and civil war, 1940-1950 -- 10. Reconstruction and retribution, 1950-1960 -- 11. Dictatorship, democratic restoration and Europeanization, 1967-1990 -- 12. From boom to bust in the age of globalization, 1990-2015.

An authoritative social and political history of modern Greece covering the period from the beginning of the 19th century to the general election of January 2015.

9781472567574 (hardback) 9781472567567 (paperback)

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Greece--History--1821-

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