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Edinburgh History of the Greeks, 1768 to 1913

Traces the rich social, cultural, economic and political history of the Greeks from 1768 to 1913Often referred to as the ‘Long Nineteenth Century,’ this period ...

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Traces the rich social, cultural, economic and political history of the Greeks from 1768 to 1913Often referred to as the ‘Long Nineteenth Century,’ this period witnessed the establishment of a Greek nation-state which had a profound impact on the Greeks of the Diaspora. Innovatively situating the story of the Greeks into a broader Ottoman and Mediterranean context, Thomas Gallant presents the most in-depth exploration of Greek society and culture available in any language. This is a substantive and original contribution to the study of the Greek people during the Modern period.Key features:An interdisciplinary approach bridges history, anthropology and archaeologyEmphasises social history, including an in-depth discussion of Greek rural society and economyBrings Greek history and Ottoman history into dialogue in a way that hasn’t been done beforeIncludes over 70 figures maps, illustrations, tables and line drawings which illustrate the key aspects of Greek social lifeThomas W. Gallant holds the Nicholas Family Endowed Chair in Modern Greek History at the University of California, San Diego.

  • Útgáfuár: 2015
  • Útgefandi: Edinburgh University Press
  • SKU: G9780748636075
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