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Andreas Papandreou: The Making of a Greek Democrat and Political Maverick

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Greece in the 1960s produced one of Europe's arguably most controversial politicians of the post-war era. The contrarian politics of Andreas Papandreou grew out of his conflict laden re-engagement with Greece in the 1960s. Returning to Athens after 20 years in the US where he had been a rising member of the American liberal establishment, Papandreou forged a social reform- ...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published July 15th 2012 by I. B. Tauris (first published June 12th 2012)
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Angela
Jul 23, 2013 rated it it was amazing
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A very well researched and written book. The historical facts are flawless. I believe this book to be well worth the read and the money.
One notable ongoing incident within the book was the description of the buildup to the Cyprus issue. Draenos highlighted the powerful and strong armed approach of the US Johnson led government in the tragic events that happened in Cyprus in the 60's and 70's. The Acheson Plan schemed to split Cyprus in two between Greek Cypriots and Turkey in a bid to secure a
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It has not made me change my mind about A-Pap but it did give a better understanding of him. More useful than enjoyable
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