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A Profile of Modern Greece

Yorgos A. Kourvetaris

A Profile of Modern Greece

In Search of Identity

by Yorgos A. Kourvetaris

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7398818M
ISBN 10019827551X
ISBN 109780198275510

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A Profile of Modern Greece by Yorgos A. Kourvetaris Download PDF EPUB FB2

Modern Greece is a state caught between two worlds: the traditions and cultural identity of its glorious past, and its present status as a modernized nation. A concise, up-to-date account of contemporary Greek society, this volume uniquely blends the old and new to examine the people, land, political and economic institutions, international relations, and culture of a nation in.

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Profile of modern Greece, in search of identity. Oxford [Oxfordshire] ; New York: Clarendon Press, (OCoLC) Online version: Kourvetaris, George A. Profile of modern Greece, in search of identity.

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