The Greek Revolution 200 Years on: New Perspectives and Legacies

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This chapter explores the literature on the Greek War of Independence over the last 200 years and introduces the overarching aims and themes of the volume. It establishes the various schools of thought and the more recent trends in research, before showing how the current volume builds on this long historiography. It highlights the importance of this volume to wider historical fields, and how broader historical trends have impacted or not on the longer historiography. It also discusses the role of the Greek Revolution in politics and nationalism, and how it impacted and continues to impact people.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNew Perspectives on the Greek War of Independence
Subtitle of host publicationMyths, Realities, Legacies and Reflections
EditorsAndrekos Varnava, Yianni Cartledge
Place of PublicationCham, Switzerland
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Number of pages19
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-031-10849-5
ISBN (Print)978-3-031-10848-8
Publication statusPublished - 2022


  • Greek War
  • Independence
  • Greek Revolution
  • politics
  • nationalism


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