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The history of Greece.


The history of Greece.

Thomopoulos, Elaine.

Greenwood Press


215 pages



The Greenwood histories of the modern nations


Thomopoulos, curator of the Greek Museum of Berrien County, Michigan, offers a history of Greece from the ancient civilizations of Crete through the present, with special emphasis on the last 40 years. An introductory chapter gives an overview of the country's geography and its current political institutions, economic structure, and cultural attributes. The historical narrative is punctuated by brief excerpts from various historical and cultural works and eye-witness accounts, making the book appealing and readable for general readers. A detailed timeline and numerous b&w historical photos are included.

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Date:Feb 1, 2012
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