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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 : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Loring M Danforth; Riki Van Boeschoten
ISBN: 9780226135984 0226135985 9780226135991 0226135993
OCLC Number: 828215298
Description: xv, 329 p. : ill. ; 24 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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