By Richard Clogg
This booklet offers a concise, illustrated advent to the background of contemporary Greece, from the 1st stirrings of the nationwide circulation within the overdue eighteenth century to the current day. it truly is designed to supply a simple creation for normal and educational readers with very little past wisdom of the topic, and supersedes Professor Clogg's brief historical past of contemporary Greece which has turn into a vintage on the grounds that its preliminary book in 1979. This most recent account is a totally new publication, conceived afresh for a wide readership, during which the numerous illustrations with their wide captions shape a major a part of the textual content.
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