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By Anthone C. Colovas

Anthone C. Colovas is a retired professor of sociology and social technological know-how at Cuyahoga neighborhood university in Cleveland, Ohio. He holds a doctorate in academic sociology from Wayne kingdom collage in Detroit. he's the son of immigrant mom and dad from Greece and has visited Greece quite a few instances. a brief heritage of contemporary Greece is a ebook designed to inform the tale of contemporary Greece. this can be the Greece that emerged following the Greek warfare of Independence, which all started in 1821. the tale of old Greece is recognized. That of contemporary Greece isn't really. The book’s first bankruptcy summarizes many of the nice achievements of the traditional Greeks, tells in regards to the hundreds of thousands of years in which Greek lands have been a part of the Byzantine Empire, and describes the various centuries whilst the Ottoman Empire managed Greek territories. the remainder chapters chronicle the Greek struggle of Independence and the numerous political, fiscal, and army demanding situations confronted by way of the fledgling Greek country because it struggled to outlive and develop. it's a tale marked by way of the braveness, selection, and sacrifices of the Greek humans. it's a tale of which all Greeks may be proud.

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