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Educational demoticism and political reform, 1897–1922

Peter Mackridge

in Language and National Identity in Greece, 1766-1976

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199214426
eISBN:
9780191706721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214426.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

The period 1897-1922 began and ended with catastrophic military defeats for Greece but also included military victories and successful political reforms. Two crucial developments took place in the ... More


The political polarization of the language question, 1922–1976

Peter Mackridge

in Language and National Identity in Greece, 1766-1976

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199214426
eISBN:
9780191706721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214426.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This period saw the intensification of political polarizations in Greece. It included the alternation between republican and monarchist regimes and between democratic and dictatorial governments, but ... More


Conclusion: A New Kind of Byronism

David Roessel

in In Byron's Shadow: Modern Greece in the English and American Imagination

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195143867
eISBN:
9780199871872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195143867.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This concluding chapter looks at the Greece brought into existence by Henry Miller and Lawrence Durrell. The two authors reinvested modern Greece with meaning by stripping it of all political ... More


Roman history and the ideological vacuum

T. P. Wiseman

in Classics in Progress: Essays on Ancient Greece and Rome

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263235
eISBN:
9780191734328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263235.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

For the twentieth century, the political history of Athens was essentially ideological, involving great issues of freedom and tyranny, while that of the Roman Republic was merely a struggle for ... 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


Collective Representations and Ideological Contexts

Craige B. Champion

in Cultural Politics in Polybius's Histories

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520237643
eISBN:
9780520929890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520237643.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter argues that, as indirect historian, Polybius represents Roman collective character in ways which conform to the ideological predilections of his target audiences, both the Roman ... 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


Bourgeois Dilemmas

MARK MAZOWER

in Greece and the Inter-War Economic Crisis

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202059
eISBN:
9780191675126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202059.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Economic History

This chapter examines why, despite the upswing after 1932, parliamentary democracy failed to ride out the transition to a new form of economic development; and what this failure tells us about the ... 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


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


Bacchylides: Politics, Performance, Poetic Tradition

David Fearn

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199215508
eISBN:
9780191707018
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215508.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book combines close literary analysis of Bacchylides' poetry with detailed discussion of the central role poetry played in a variety of differing political contexts throughout Greece in the ... 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


Germans and Jews in Greece

in The Agony of Greek Jews, 1940-1945

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804755849
eISBN:
9780804772495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804755849.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter explores the increasing political and economic influence of Austria and Germany on the Jewish community in Greece during the interwar period. Greece in general, and the Jews in ... More


The Maritime Historiography of Greece in Recent Decades

Gelina Harlaftis

in Maritime History at the Crossroads: A Critical Review of Recent Historiography

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780969588580
eISBN:
9781786944856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588580.003.0006
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essay surveys the range of Greek maritime research studied over the last twenty years and explores the development of maritime history within the context of political, social and economic ... More


Conclusion

Sian Lewis

in Greek Tyranny

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781904675532
eISBN:
9781781380550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781904675532.003.0007
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter first considers tyranny from the citizen's point of view. It addresses the following questions: Did the people of an ancient city simply wake up one day to find a tyrant occupying the ... More


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