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Greece, a country study

Author: Glenn E Curtis; Library of Congress. Federal Research Division.; United States. Department of the Army.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : The Division : Headquarters, Dept. of the Army : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., [1995]
Series: Area handbook series.; DA pam.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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Synopsis: 4th edition. Edited by Glenn E. Curtis. Presents an objective and concise account of the dominant social, economic, political, and national security concerns of contemporary Greece. Research completed December 1994.
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Greece, a country study.
Washington, D.C. : The Division : Headquarters, Dept. of the Army : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., [1995]
(OCoLC)604484773
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Glenn E Curtis; Library of Congress. Federal Research Division.; United States. Department of the Army.
ISBN: 0844408565 9780844408569
OCLC Number: 32778765
Notes: "Research completed December 1994."
"Replaces Greece: a country study ... 1985 edition"--P. xv.
Shipping list no.: 96-0024-S.
"First printing, 1995"--T.p. verso.
Description: lii, 390 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Foreword --
Acknowledgements --
Preface --
Table A: Organizations And Political Parties And Their Acronyms --
Table B: Chronology Of Important Events --
Country Profile --
Introduction --
1: Historical Setting / Thomas W Gallant --
Earliest history --
Stone Age --
Origins of civilization: 3200-1050 BC --
Dark Age, 1050-800 BC --
Era Of The Polis --
Renaissance of the eighth century BC --
Colonies in the Mediterranean --
Rise of Athens and Sparta --
Persian wars --
Athenian empire --
Peloponnesian war --
Polis in decline, 400-335 BC --
Hellenistic Greece --
Philip II of Macedonia --
Fire from heaven: Alexander the Great --
Hellenistic monarchies --
Greece In The Roman Empire --
Conquest of Greece --
Creation of the Graeco-Roman world --
Constantine and the rise of Christianity --
Byzantine Empire --
Separation from Rome --
Justinian and the empire of the East --
Decline of the empire, 565-867 --
Revival and collapse, 867-1453 --
Ottoman Era --
Nature of Ottoman rule --
Greek diaspora --
Out Of The Ottoman Empire --
Conditions for revolution --
War of independence --
Presidency of Kapodistrias --
Rule Of Otto --
Otto's early years --
After the first constitution, 1844-62 --
Age Of Reform, 1864-1909 --
Constitution of 1864 --
Trikoupis reforms --
Attempts at expansion --
Venizelos Era --
Rise of the Liberal party --
Balkan Wars, 1912-13 --
World War I and the national schism --
Catastrophe in Asia Minor --
Interwar struggles, 1922-36 --
Metaxas Era --
Metaxas takes power --
Metaxas social and foreign policies --
Terrible Decade: Occupation And Civil War, 1940-1950 --
German invasion of 1941 --
Resistance, exiles, and collaborators --
Resistance and allied strategy --
EAM and Greek society --
Liberation and its consequences --
Resumption of elections --
Civil war --
Reconstruction And Retribution, 1950-67 --
Marshall Plan in Greece --
Civilian politics resume --
Rise of Karamanlis --
Electoral shifts to the left, 1958-63 --
Junta --
Karamanlis And The Restoration Of Democracy --
Electoral triumph of the ND, 1974 --
Dealing with the monarchy and the military --
Constitution of 1975 --
Cyprus and relations with the United States --
Domestic and electoral politics, 1975-77 --
Rise And Fall Of Papandreou And Pasok --
Pasok domestic program --
PASOK foreign policy --
Scandal and decline --
Electoral stalemate --
2: Society And Its Environment / Glenn E Curtis --
Physical Environment --
Geographical regions --
Climate --
Environment --
Pollution problems --
Environmental policy --
Demography --
Population characteristics --
Emigration and immigration --
Ethnic minorities --
Social Order --
Family --
Role of women --
Religion --
Orthodox church of Greece --
Other religions --
Language --
Education --
Historical background --
Education administration --
Primary and secondary education --
University system --
Health And Welfare --
Health conditions --
Health care --
Social welfare --
3: Economy / Stavros B Thomadakis --
Economy Development Of Modern Greece --
Nineteenth century --
From 1909 to World War II --
Postwar recovery --
Economy policy after 1974 --
Structure Of The Economy --
Composition of national income --
Role of foreign trade --
Structure of employment --
Labor unions --
Underground economy --
Public sector and taxation --
Wages, prices, and inflation --
Industry --
Energy --
Construction --
Mining --
Manufacturing --
Agriculture, Forestry, And Fishing --
Agriculture --
Forestry and fishing --
Service Sector --
Transportation and telecommunications --
Tourism --
Banking and finance --
Foreign trade --
Balance of payments --
Export and import structure --
Trading partners --
International economic policy in the 1990s --
4: Government And Politics / Eleni Mahaira-Odoni --
Constitutional Framework --
Government Organization --
Presidency --
Branches of government --
Local government --
Civil service --
Electoral system --
Political Developments, 1981-1994 --
Return of the left --
PASOK's second term, 1985-89 --
Decline of PASOK --
Coalition government, 1989-90 --
ND returns to power --
Elections of 1993 --
Prospects for political change --
Political Parties --
Panhellenic Socialist movement --
New democracy --
Political spring --
Communist parties --
Other parties --
Interest Groups --
Organized labor --
Church and state --
Military in politics --
Media --
Human Rights --
Foreign Policy --
Historical background --
Greece and the European community --
Turkey --
United States --
Balkans --
Russia --
Middle East --
National Security --
Historical Background --
National security before 1974 --
Postjunta transition --
Policy in the 1980s and 1990s --
New post-cold war concerns --
External elements of national security --
Role of the United States --
Geopolitical Considerations Of National Security --
Assessing the Turkish threat --
Security in the Balkans --
National Security Doctrine --
Historical development --
Defense posture of 1974 --
Greece in NATO --
National Defense Establishment --
Command structure --
Officer corps --
Military Personnel --
Personnel policy --
Induction and training --
Hellenic Armed Forces --
Modernization plans --
Hellenic army --
Hellenic air force --
Hellenic navy --
Merchant marine --
Overseas basing --
Ranks and uniforms --
Roles In International Security --
United nations peacekeeping --
Arms control --
Military Funding and Procurement --
Defense expenditures --
Greek defense industry --
Military procurement from abroad --
Military Justice --
Public Order --
Organization of public security --
Special security forces --
Training and conditions of police service --
Crime --
Conventional crime --
Narcotics sales --
Narcotics abuse --
Terrorism --
Criminal Justice --
Criminal code --
How the system works --
Penal system --
Trends And Problems In Domestic Security --
Appendix --
Tables --
Bibliography --
Glossary --
Index --
Contributors.
Series Title: Area handbook series.; DA pam.
Responsibility: Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Glenn E. Curtis.
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