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Enlightenment and Revolution

The Making of Modern Greece

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$67.50 • £54.95 • €61.00

ISBN 9780674725058

Publication Date: 11/25/2013


470 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

1 map


  • Preface
  • Note on Transliteration
  • Introduction to the American Edition
  • Prologue: The Political Meaning of the Enlightenment
  • 1. The Long Road to Enlightenment
  • 2. The Formation of Modern Greek Historical Consciousness
  • 3. The Geography of Civilization: From Adulation to Revolution
  • 4. Enlightened Absolutism as a Path to Change
  • 5. Ancients and Moderns: Cultural Criticism and the Origins of Republicanism
  • 6. The Revolution in France: The Glow and the Shadow
  • 7. The Enlightenment’s Political Alternative
  • 8. The Enlightenment as Social Criticism
  • 9. The Republican Synthesis: A Matrix for Nationalism
  • 10. The Fate of the Enlightenment
  • Epilogue: The Conditions of Liberal Politics
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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