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The Greek Revolution

A Critical Dictionary

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$39.95 • £31.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674987432

Publication Date: 03/25/2021


800 pages

6-3/8 x 9-1/4 inches

44 photos, 30 color photos, 13 maps, 2 tables

Belknap Press


  • Note to the Reader
  • Note on Transliteration
  • Abbreviations
  • Foreword [Prokopios Pavlopoulos, former President of the Hellenic Republic]
  • Introduction: In an Age of Revolution [Paschalis M. Kitromilides]
  • I. Contexts
    • Balkan Hinterlands: The Danubian Principalities [Andrei Pippidi]
    • Balkan Hinterlands: The South Slavic Lands [Slobodan G. Marković]
    • Diasporas and Homelands [Mathieu Grenet]
    • Ottoman Context [H. Şükrü Ilıcak]
  • II. On the Way to Revolution
    • Communities [Vaso Seirinidou]
    • Forms of Resistance [Vasilis Molos]
    • Secret Societies: The Society of Friends and Its Forerunners [Constantinos C. Chatzopoulos]
  • III. Events and Places
    • Aegean Islands and the Revolution at Sea [Katerina Galani and Gelina Harlaftis]
    • Asia Minor [Stavros Th. Anestidis]
    • Athens [Maria D. Efthymiou]
    • Chios [Christos Landros]
    • Constantinople and Thrace [Stavros Th. Anestidis]
    • Crete [Paschalis M. Kitromilides]
    • Cyprus [Paschalis M. Kitromilides]
    • Epirus [Dionisis Tzakis]
    • Ionian Islands [Eleni Angelomatis-Tsougarakis]
    • Macedonia [Basil C. Gounaris]
    • Mesolonghi [Markos Karasarinis]
    • Morea [Dionysis Tzakis]
    • Navarino [Robert Holland]
    • Rumeli [Markos Karasarinis]
    • Samos [Christos Landros]
  • IV. Persons
    • Clergymen [Phokion Kotzagiorgis]
    • Civilian Leaders and the Beginnings of the Modern State [Dimitris Livanios]
    • Diplomats and Diplomacy [Ioannis D. Stefanidis]
    • Intellectuals [Roxane D. Argyropoulos]
    • Military Leaders [Dimitrios Papastamatiou]
    • Women [Eleni Angelomatis-Tsougarakis]
  • V. Institutions
    • Assemblies and Constitutions [Nicos C. Alivizatos]
    • The Economics of the Revolution [Kostas Kostis]
    • Education [Dimitris C. Mavroskoufis]
    • The Orthodox Church [Lucien Frary]
    • The Press [Roxane D. Argyropoulos]
  • VI. Ideas and Creative Expression
    • Enlightenment [Paschalis M. Kitromilides]
    • Literature, Learning, and Print Culture [Alexis Politis]
    • Popular Culture [Manolis G. Varvounis]
    • The Revolution as Creative Experience [Peter Mackridge]
  • VII. Resonances
    • Philhellenism [Roderick Beaton]
    • American Philhellenism [Ioannis D. Evrigenis]
    • The Visual Narration of the Greek War of Independence [Fani-Maria Tsigakou]
    • The Revolution and the Romantic Imagination: Echoes in European Literature [Rosa Mucignat and David Ricks]
    • Sounding the Greek Revolution: Music and the Greek War of Independence [Katerina Levidou]
    • Historiographical Traditions and Debates [Pericles S. Vallianos]
    • Anniversaries [Gonda Van Steen]
    • Symbolic Commemorations and Cultural Affiliations [Constantinos Tsoukalas]
  • Summary Chronology: The Greek Revolution, 1814–1834
  • Contributors
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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