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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English


  • Greece, Modern -- History.

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Edition Notes

StatementRichard Clogg.
LC ClassificationsDF757
The Physical Object
Paginationviii,244p. ;
Number of Pages244
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22588744M
ISBN 100521328373, 0521338042

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I highly recommend this succinct readable survey of "modern" Greece, which is to say, soon after the beginning of the Common Era and therefore modern as opposed to ancient Greek history. I am well into the 20th century and find it very enlightening albeit discouraging: Greeks and the Powers who have called the shots seem to repeat the same /5(8).   An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Modern Greece: a short history by Woodhouse, C. M. (Christopher Montague), Publication date TopicsPages: Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Woodhouse, C. M. (Christopher Montague), Short history of modern Greece. My interest in Modern Greece dates from my first visit to that country in , which was followed by two years' residence there from as a member of the British School of Archæology at Athens and by several visits both before and since the war of The book falls into three periods.

MODERN GREECE: A Short History User Review - Kirkus A comprehensive history of Greece from the reign of Constantine the Great to the end of the 20th . Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Woodhouse, C.M. (Christopher Montague), Modern Greece. London: Faber, (OCoLC)   John S. Koliopoulos is Professor of Modern Greek History at the University of Thessaloniki. He has written widely on nineteenth and twentieth-century Greece, including Brigands with a Cause: Brigandage and Irredentism in Modern Greece, () and Plundered Loyalties ().. Thanos M. Veremis is Professor of Political History at the University of Athens, and is President of the Greek. Greece: A Short History of a Long Story presents a comprehensive overview of the history of Greece by exploring the continuity of Greek culture from its Neolithic origins to the modern era. This book tells the story of Greece through individual personalities that inhabited various periods in the lengthy sweep of Greek history; uses an approach based on recent research that includes DNA.

This history of "Modern Greece" by C.M. Woodhouse takes 8 chapters to reach that year. 'Modern' in the case of Greece seems to be defined as any period of history that isn't 'Ancient' and so we begin with the founding of Byzantium in the 4th Century, a time when the Romans were still in Britain. The book is subtitled "A Short History".Reviews: The history of modern Greece covers the history of Greece from the recognition of its autonomy from the Ottoman Empire by the Great Powers (Great Britain, France, and Russia) in , after the Greek War of Independence, to the present day. A brief epilogue considers changes in the s, and appendices present details of: leading figures in modern Greek history, the royal family, presidents, socio-geographical and political trends.   Clogg offers a captivating historical narrative of the modern history of Greece from its earliest years as a fledging state to the beginning of the twenty-first century. His history, while by no means exhaustive, provides readers with a stable foundation upon which to learn more about the modern history of Greece/5.