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Democracy at gunpoint: the Greek front

Author: Andreas George Papandreou
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1970.
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Papandreou, Andreas George.
Democracy at gunpoint: the Greek front.
Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1970
(OCoLC)988216889
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andreas George Papandreou
OCLC Number: 67987
Description: xv, 365 pages 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: Prolegomenon to a Coup --
Part One: Democracy at gunpoint --
Chapter I: April 21 --
Arrest --
Pikermi --
Averof --
Part Two: The birth and death of a vision --
Chapter II: Prelude to civil war --
The dictatorship of Metaxas --
Some personal reminiscences --
The war comes to Greece --
The National Liberation Front (EAM) Cairo --
Lebanon and Caserta --
The battle of Athens --
The Quislings take over with British support --
Chapter IIIL America takes over from Britain --
The elections, and the return of King George II --
The Americans come to Greece --
Corruptions in the name of the nations --
Chapter IV: Greece becomes a satellite --
America vetoes a militaristic solution --
The Americans promotes Papagos as leader of the right --
A garrison state --
Chapter VI: The task ahead --
Chapter VII: The nightmare of war over Cyprus --
Chapter VIII: From Pericles to Aspida --
Plan Pericles comes before parliament --
I become dangerous to the right --
The frame-up of Aspida. Chapter IX: The royal coup of July 16, 1965 --
We reject watertight royal compartments in the government --
The king's letters --
George Papandreou's resignation --
The hot summer --
An assessment of the post-July political situation --
Chapter X: The Paraskevopoulos interlude --
Aspida and the Wicksell lectures --
The rift between the two Papandreous --
My fears are confirmed --
The Paraskevopoulos government fails --
Chapter XI: The coup of April 21, 1967 --
Prelude --
The coup --
Chapter XII: The Cyprus war scare and the king's coup --
The colonels keep their side of the bargain --
The king's coup --
Part Three: The struggle for freedom --
Chapter XIII: From a prison cell --
Waiting for the indictment --
My lawyer is arrested --
The vise tightens --
Christmas as home --
Chapter XIV: The "national revolution" --
How "transitional" is the regime? --
A terrorist regime --
The sociopolitical character of the revolution --
The Greek economy under the Junta --
A view of Greece from Washington --
European attitudes after Czechoslovakia --
Chapter XV: Prospect and retrospect --
The cost of reform --
Looking Ahead --
Envoi.
Responsibility: [by] Andreas Papandreou.

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