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The United States and the Making of Modern Greece: History and Power, 1950-1974
Focusing on one of the most dramatic and controversial periods in modern Greek history and in the history of the Cold War, James Edward Miller provides the first study to employ a wide range of international archives—American, Greek, English, and French—together with foreign language publications to shed light on the role the United States played in Greece between the term ...more
Kindle Edition, 320 pages
(first published 2009)
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Miller’s study, contrary to the book description on Goodreads, is a heavily one-sided description / analysis of three of Greece’s most tumultuous decades, which coincidentally kicked off just as Greece entered the sphere of influence of the US. Rather than present a balanced analysis of the developments that culminated in the Turkish invasion of Cyprus in 1974, Miller whitewashes US and UK actions that turned out to be disastrous for the region, goes to great lengths to portray the Greeks as a b ...more