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Hardback:The Greek revolution : 1821 and the making of modern Europe / Mark Mazower.:2021 Hardback The Greek revolution : 1821 and the making of modern Europe / Mark Mazower.
The Greek revolution : 1821 and the making of modern Europe / Mark Mazower.
Author: Mazower, Mark,
Publication year: 2021
Format: Hardback
Publisher: Allen Lane
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9780241004104 (hbk.) :
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In the exhausted, repressive years that followed Napoleon's defeat in 1815, there was one cause that came to galvanise countless individuals across Europe and the United States: freedom for Greece. In this book, Mark Mazower recreates one of the most compelling, unlikely and significant events in the story of modern Europe. In the exhausted, repressive years that followed Napoleon's defeat in 1815, there was one cause that came to galvanize countless individuals across Europe and the United States: freedom for Greece.Mark Mazower's wonderful new book recreates one of the most compelling, unlikely and significant events in the story of modern Europe. In the face of near impossible odds, the people of the villages, valleys and islands of Greece rose up against Sultan Mahmud II and took on the might of the imperial Ottoman armed forces, its Turkish cavalrymen, Albanian foot soldiers and the fearsome Egyptians. Despite the most terrible disasters, they held on until military interventio
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