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Venizelos' Early Life and Political Career in Crete, 1864–1910

A. Lilly Macrakis

in Eleftherios Venizelos: The Trials of Statesmanship

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624782
eISBN:
9780748671267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624782.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter discusses Venizelos' early life and political career in Crete. It covers his childhood and youth; law career; his articles as a journalist at the newspaper Lefka Ori; his entry into ... More


Reconstructing Greece as a European State: Venizelos' Last Premiership, 1928–32

Ioannis D. Stefanidis

in Eleftherios Venizelos: The Trials of Statesmanship

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624782
eISBN:
9780748671267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624782.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter focuses on the events following Venizelos' political comeback in 1928. The return of Venizelos to Greek politics and high office in 1928, despite its controversial domestic impact, ... More


Venizelos' Diplomacy, 1910–23: From Balkan Alliance to Greek-Turkish Settlement

Michael Llewellyn Smith

in Eleftherios Venizelos: The Trials of Statesmanship

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624782
eISBN:
9780748671267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624782.003.0006
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter describes Venizelos' diplomacy and foreign policy, and assess his achievement in the crucial phase of his career which stretched from his assumption of office in Greece in 1910 to the ... More


Venizelos' Intellectual Projects and Cultural Interests

Paschalis M. Kitromilides

in Eleftherios Venizelos: The Trials of Statesmanship

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624782
eISBN:
9780748671267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624782.003.0014
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter focuses on Venizelos' intellectual and cultural interests. His intellectual interests are reflected in the extensive holdings of his library on contemporary — that is, early ... More


The Experiment of Inclusive Constitutionalism, 1909–32

Ioannis Tassopoulos

in Eleftherios Venizelos: The Trials of Statesmanship

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624782
eISBN:
9780748671267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624782.003.0009
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter discusses Venizelos' constitutional ideals. Popular sovereignty, the rule of law, and effective government were the three pillars of Venizelos' constitutional edifice. Depending on the ... More


Venizelos and Economic Policy

Christine Agriantoni

in Eleftherios Venizelos: The Trials of Statesmanship

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624782
eISBN:
9780748671267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624782.003.0011
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter discusses Venizelos' economic policies. Venizelos' first four-year term (1910–14) in power is distinguished by the dynamism and the strong will of a leader, whose personality was still ... More


Venizelos' Advent in Greek Politics, 1909–12

Helen Gardikas-katsiadakis

in Eleftherios Venizelos: The Trials of Statesmanship

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624782
eISBN:
9780748671267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624782.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter discusses Venizelos' entry into Greek politics. Venizelos was an ambitious man. His success in solving the deadlock in Greece and the leadership gap he discovered there encouraged him to ... More


Venizelos and Church-State Relations

Andreas Nanakis

in Eleftherios Venizelos: The Trials of Statesmanship

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624782
eISBN:
9780748671267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624782.003.0013
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter discusses Venizelos' relations with the church. His view of the church was shaped by his personal experience of the stance and activities of the Orthodox Church in Crete. The Church of ... More


Introduction: Perspectives on a Leader

Paschalis M. Kitromilides

in Eleftherios Venizelos: The Trials of Statesmanship

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624782
eISBN:
9780748671267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624782.003.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter discusses the career and leadership of Eleftherios Venizelos (1864–1936). Venizelos may be considered as the most important statesman in Greek political history and the creator of ... More


Protagonist in Politics, 1912–20

Thanos Veremis and Helen Kardikas-katsiadakis

in Eleftherios Venizelos: The Trials of Statesmanship

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624782
eISBN:
9780748671267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624782.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter considers Venizelos' political views. Venizelos was less devoted than Trikoupis to the principle of the superiority of parliamentary politics over all other forms of democratic ... More


The Last Years, 1933–6

Ioannis S. Koliopoulos

in Eleftherios Venizelos: The Trials of Statesmanship

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624782
eISBN:
9780748671267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624782.003.0008
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter discusses Venizelos' departure from the Greek political scene, which came about in the same way that he entered it: in the wake of a military coup. Unlike the other great statesman of ... More


Eleftherios Venizelos: The Trials of Statesmanship

Paschalis Kitromilides (ed.)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624782
eISBN:
9780748671267
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624782.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Eleftherios Venizelos, Prime Minister of Greece, 1910–1920 and 1928–1932, could be considered from many points of view as the creator of contemporary Greece and one of the main actors in European ... More


Venizelos and Civil-Military Relations

Thanos Veremis

in Eleftherios Venizelos: The Trials of Statesmanship

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624782
eISBN:
9780748671267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624782.003.0010
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines Greek civil–military relations. Military interventions between 1909 and 1935 can be divided into two basic categories: those that acquired wider national significance and were ... More


Modernisation and Reaction in Greek Education during the Venizelos Era

Alexis Dimaras

in Eleftherios Venizelos: The Trials of Statesmanship

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624782
eISBN:
9780748671267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624782.003.0012
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter focuses on the evolution of primary and secondary education during the Venizelos era. For the greater part of the period under review, vocational education was essentially non-existent ... More


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