Greek History (19th-20th c.)

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YIS303 Greek History (19th-20th c.)

Professor: Elli LEMONIDOU | Course outline [pdf file]

The course covers major milestones of Greek history in 19th and 20th century, focusing mainly on their social, cultural and intellectual dimensions. Among else, the course approaches the incorporation of new areas in the Greek state in 1866 and 1881, the bankruptcy of 1893, the Greco-Turkish War of 1897, the National Schism during the First World War, the “Asia Minor Catastrophe” and the end of the Megali Idea, the social dimensions and implications of the interwar period events and the Metaxas’ dictatorship, as well as the impact of political conflicts related to the Nazi Occupation and the Greek Civil War. Finally, the course focuses on the transformations in Greek society from the fall of the military junta in 1974 until today, taking also into consideration the influence of international developments.


  1. Η Δημόσια Ιστορία στην Ελλάδα, Συλλογικό (Eudoxus code: 50656946)
  2. Τα κακομαθημένα παιδιά της ιστορίας (νέα, συμπληρωμένη έκδοση), Κώστας Κωστής (Eudoxus code: 77119633)


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