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Eleftherios Venizelos : the trials of statesmanship

Author: Paschalis M Kitromilides
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2006.
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This study of Eleftherios Venizelos, a towering figure in European diplomacy and Greece's greatest statesman in the twentieth century, brings together a narrative of the drama of high politics with  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Eleutherios Venizelos; Eleutherios Venizelos; Venizelos, 1864-1936; Eleutherios Venizelos
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paschalis M Kitromilides
ISBN: 0748624783 9780748624782
OCLC Number: 255350954
Notes: At head of title: Institute for Neohellenic Research, National Hellenic Research Foundation.
Description: xi, 403 Seiten, [16] Seiten of plates : Illustrationen, 1 Karte, Porträts ; 24 cm
Contents: Acknowledgements; Note on transliteration; Introduction. Perspectives on a Leader; I: SETTING THE STAGE; 1. A Century of Revolutions. The Cretan Question; between European and Near Eastern Politics; 2. Venizelos' Early Life and Political Career in Crete; (1864-1910); II: THE DRAMA OF HIGH POLITICS; 3. Venizelos' Advent in Greek Politics, 1909-1912; 4. Protagonist in Politics,1912-1920; 5. Venizelos' Diplomacy 1910-1923: From Balkan; Alliance to Greek-Turkish Settlement; 6. Reconstructing Greece as a European State: Venizelos' Last Premiership, 1928-1932; 7. I. S. Koliopoulos: The Last Years, 1933-1936; III: THE CONTENT OF POLITICAL ACTION; 8. Eleftherios Venizelos and the Experiment of; Inclusive Constitutionalism; 9. Venizelos and Civil-Military Relations; 10. Venizelos and Economic Policy; 11. Modernisation and reaction in Greek education; during the Venizelos era; 12. Andreas Nanakis: Venizelos and Church-State Relations 351; IV: OFFSTAGE; 13. Venizelos' Intellectual Projects and Cultural Interests; Contributors.
Other Titles: Venizelos
Responsibility: edited by Paschalis M. Kitromilides.
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Paschalis Kitromilides' edited volume is ! extremely timely in making the most recent scholarship on Venizelos widely available. It is all the more welcome because the portrait provided is rounded Read more...

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