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Children of the Greek Civil War : refugees and the politics of memory

Author: Loring M Danforth; Riki van Boeschoten
Publisher: Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

At the height of the Greek Civil War in 1948, thirty-eight thousand children were evacuated from their homes. The Greek Communist Party relocated half of them to orphanages in Eastern Europe, while  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Personal narratives
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Loring M Danforth; Riki van Boeschoten
ISBN: 9780226135984 0226135985 9780226135991 0226135993
OCLC Number: 712117440
Description: xv, 329 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Part 1. Histories. Framing the subject ; The evacuation of children to Eastern Europe ; The paidopoleis of Queen Frederica --
part 2. Stories. Refugee children in Eastern Europe ; Kostas Tsimoudis ; Evropi Marinova ; Stefanos Gikas ; Maria Bundovska Rosova ; Children of the paidopoleis ; Efterpi Tsiou ; Traian Dimitriou ; Kostas Dimou --
part 3. Ethnographies. Refugees, displacement, and the impossible return ; Communities of memory, narratives of experience ; The politics of memory: creating a meaningful past.
Responsibility: Loring M. Danforth and Riki van Boeschoten.
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