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- De Gruyter 1994; US$ 63.00
Der künstlerisch ambitionierte Schweizer Karl Wilhelm v. Heideck, der in französischen Diensten militärische Erfahrungen auf europäischen Schlachtfeldern erwarb, stieg in der bayerischen Armeee zum General auf. In den Jahren 1826?1835 wirkte er als Militärberater in Griechenland, das sich von der jahrhundertelangen türkisch-osmanischen... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 61.95
This collective study examines the transformation (metamorphosis) that Greece has experienced over the course of the 20th century by exploring its gradual evolution into a consolidated democracy, an advanced economy in the Eurozone and a balanced partner in the EU and NATO promoting a stabilizing role in southeastern Europe. The book examines the variables... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 49.95 US$ 39.96
In December 1944, following the withdrawal of the German occupation troops, Athens became the scence of bitter fighting between the British-sponsored government of George Papandreaou and the Greek Left. This upheaal and its suppression set the stage for the full-scale civil war of 1946-1949 and for much that has plagued that troubled nation ever since.... more...
- Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 65.00
What drives the politics of majority nationalism during crises, stalemates and peace mediations? In his innovative study of majority nationalism, Neophytos Loizides answers this important question by investigating how peacemakers succeed or fail in transforming the language of ethnic nationalism and war. The Politics of Majority Nationalism focuses... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95
The contributors collected here discuss the patterns of continuity and change, success and failure observed in seven policy areas - environment, social regulation, regional policy, the single market, agriculture, EMU and foreign policy - in order to investigate how policy formulated and implemented in Greece has changed as a result of EU membership;... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 94.99
The Historical Dictionary of Modern Greece explores the modern history of this country through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on important persons, places, events, and institutions, as well as on significant political, economic, social, and cultural aspects. more...
- BRILL 2008; US$ 216.00
Greeks set up colonies in new environments, establishing themselves in lands stretching from the Iberian Peninsula in the west to North Africa in the south and the Black Sea in the north-east. This work aims to present the general picture of this phenomenon, showing its importance in the history of the whole ancient world, including the Near East. more...
- University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 25.00
At the height of the Greek Civil War in 1948, thirty-eight thousand children were evacuated from their homes in the mountains of northern Greece. The Greek Communist Party relocated half of them to orphanages in Eastern Europe, while their adversaries in the national government placed the rest in children?s homes elsewhere in Greece. A point of contention... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2012; US$ 14.95
A generation after his death and still no monument adorns Andreas Papandreou?s grave at the First Cemetery of Athens. This puzzling absence exemplifies the enigma surrounding the man who was arguably the most remarkable, and certainly the most controversial Greek politician of the post-World War II era. Venerated by his admirers and despised by his... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95
The Greek Civil War (1943--50) was a major conflict in its own right, developing out of the rivalry between communist and conservative partisans for control of Greece as the Axis forces retreated at the end of the Second World War. Spanning the transition from World War to Cold War, it also had major international consequences in keeping Greece (alone... more...