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The colonels' coup and the American embassy : a diplomat's view of the breakdown of democracy in Cold War Greece /

by Keeley, Robert V; Iatrides, John O.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: ADST-DACOR diplomats and diplomacy series: Publisher: University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, ©2010Description: xxviii, 274 pages ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780271037585 (cloth : alk. paper); 027103758X (cloth : alk. paper).Subject(s): Keeley, Robert V | Democracy -- Greece -- History -- 20th century | Anatolia College alumni and staff -- Works | Diplomatic and consular service, American -- Greece -- History -- 20th century | Cold War -- Diplomatic history | United States -- Foreign relations -- Greece | Greece -- Foreign relations -- United States | Greece -- History -- Coup d'état, 1967 (April 21) | Greece -- Politics and government -- 1967-1974 | Gift of Dr. William McGrew (President of Anatolia College, 1974-1999)
Contents:
Introduction with dramatis personae -- Setting the scene -- The author gets involved -- The days before the coup -- The coup -- Reacting to the coup -- Dealing with the new government -- Andreas Papandreou and prospects for democracy -- The countercoup -- Assessing the colonels' regime -- Friction at the embassy -- Looking to the future of Greece -- Final thoughts.
Summary: "A first-hand account, by a U.S. diplomat, of the 1967 military coup in Greece, and of how U.S. policy was formulated, debated, and implemented during this period. Explores Greek-U.S. relations within the larger historical framework of the Cold War"--Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction with dramatis personae -- Setting the scene -- The author gets involved -- The days before the coup -- The coup -- Reacting to the coup -- Dealing with the new government -- Andreas Papandreou and prospects for democracy -- The countercoup -- Assessing the colonels' regime -- Friction at the embassy -- Looking to the future of Greece -- Final thoughts.

"A first-hand account, by a U.S. diplomat, of the 1967 military coup in Greece, and of how U.S. policy was formulated, debated, and implemented during this period. Explores Greek-U.S. relations within the larger historical framework of the Cold War"--Provided by publisher.

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