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A concise history of Greece /

by Clogg, Richard.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Cambridge concise histories.Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013Edition: Third edition.Description: xv, 321 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781107032897 (Hardback); 9781107612037 (Paperback).Subject(s): Greece -- History -- 1821- | ACT required reading (textbook) for Humanities HUM 120 (Spring I 2018) & Politics POL 300YO (Spring II 2017)
Contents:
1. Introduction -- 2. Ottoman rule and the emergence of the Greek state, 1770-1831 -- 3. Nation building, the 'great idea' and national schism, 1831-1922 -- 4. Catastrophe and occupation and their consequences, 1923-49 -- 5. The legacy of the Civil War, 1950-74 -- 6. The consolidation of democracy and the populist decade, 1974-90 -- 7. Balkan turmoil and political modernization : Greece in the 1990s -- 8. Greece in the new millennium : from affluence to austerity -- Biographies -- The royal houses of Greece -- Presidents -- Tables -- Key dates.
Summary: A concise, illustrated introduction to the modern history of Greece, from the first stirrings of the national movement in the late eighteenth century to the election of Antonis Samaras as Prime Minister. The ongoing economic crisis has marked a turning point in the country's history. This third edition includes a new final chapter, which analyzes political, economic and social developments up to and including 2012. List(s) this item appears in: 2018 SPRING I CR-HUM 120
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

1. Introduction -- 2. Ottoman rule and the emergence of the Greek state, 1770-1831 -- 3. Nation building, the 'great idea' and national schism, 1831-1922 -- 4. Catastrophe and occupation and their consequences, 1923-49 -- 5. The legacy of the Civil War, 1950-74 -- 6. The consolidation of democracy and the populist decade, 1974-90 -- 7. Balkan turmoil and political modernization : Greece in the 1990s -- 8. Greece in the new millennium : from affluence to austerity -- Biographies -- The royal houses of Greece -- Presidents -- Tables -- Key dates.

A concise, illustrated introduction to the modern history of Greece, from the first stirrings of the national movement in the late eighteenth century to the election of Antonis Samaras as Prime Minister. The ongoing economic crisis has marked a turning point in the country's history. This third edition includes a new final chapter, which analyzes political, economic and social developments up to and including 2012.

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