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Η ιστορία ενός λαού

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Ποιο θα μπορούσε να είναι το κεντρικό θέμα μιας ιστορίας της Ελλάδας; Ένας λαός, μια φυλή, μια γλώσσα, μια θρησκεία, ένας πολιτισμός, μια ιδέα; Κατά καιρούς όλα αυτά έχουν χρησιμοποιηθεί. Κάτι απ’ όλα θα πρέπει να αποτελεί μέρος της απάντησης. Κανένα όμως δεν αρκεί από μόνο του.
Όλα αποδεικνύονται σε διάφορους βαθμούς ανεπαρκή. Και όμως, κατά κάποιαν έννοια στις ρίζες του
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Paperback, 468 pages
Published 2008 by Τουρίκη (first published 1968)
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Miriam
Jul 27, 2013 Miriam rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I highly recommend this succinct readable survey of "modern" Greece, which is to say, soon after the beginning of the Common Era and therefore modern as opposed to ancient Greek history. I am well into the 20th century and find it very enlightening albeit discouraging: Greeks and the Powers who have called the shots seem to repeat the same pattern over and over. The present pickle isn't anything new, alas.

I'm up to the end of the 1950s now and am extremely disappointed with the short shrift give
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Marie
Apr 21, 2008 Marie rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: history
This was an excellent overview history of Greece. It was very light, and easy to read, for a history book.
Mary
Apr 11, 2010 Mary rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Not breezy reading, but not intimidating either, once you see the pattern of countries and people changing sides all the time, from 324 to 1981.
One sidelight: the inter-marrying royal families of Europe were breeding grounds for spare kings and royal consorts, wherever needed, and Greece got its share, for better and worse. Another: intermural warfare within the
Christian church was often more intense than enmity with Islam, or anyone
else. The English author fought with the Greek resistance aga
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Greek schools ought to be teaching this instead of fairy-tales.
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At the time this was a thorough look at Greece from 324 C.E. to modern days (1985).
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