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Modern Greece : a short history

Author: C M Woodhouse
Publisher: London : Faber and Faber, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5th ed., revisedView all editions and formats
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Acclaimed for its penetration, balance and insight, Modern Greece tells the story of Greece and the Greek people from the founding of Constantinople to the late twentieth century.'Very readable, very  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C M Woodhouse
ISBN: 0571197949 9780571197941
OCLC Number: 1027248534
Notes: This edition first published: London : Faber, 1991.
Description: 379 p ; 18 cm.
Contents: The foundation of Constantine (324-641) --
The Byzantine ascendancy (641-1071) --
The decline and fall of Byzantium (1071-1453) --
The dark age of Greece (1453-1800) --
The struggle for independence (1800-1832) --
The emergence of the Greek kingdom (1833-1908) --
The first national crisis (1908-1923) --
The republic and dictatorship (1923-1940)--
The second national crisis (1941-1952) --
The inheritance of Constantine (1952-1967) --
The return of the republic (1968-1976) --
The trial of democracy (1977-1985) --
The eclipse of socialism (1985-1990).
Responsibility: C.M. Woodhouse.

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