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Greece and the Balkans

identities, perceptions and cultural encounters since the Enlightenment

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Published by Ashgate in Aldershot, England, Burlington, Vt .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Balkan Peninsula,
  • Greece
    • Subjects:
    • Ethnicity -- Balkan Peninsula -- History -- 18th century.,
    • Ethnicity -- Balkan Peninsula -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Ethnicity -- Balkan Peninsula -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Balkan Peninsula -- Relations -- Greece.,
    • Greece -- Relations -- Balkan Peninsula.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Dimitris Tziovas.
      ContributionsTziovas, Dēmētrēs.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDR38.3.G8 G74 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 280 p. :
      Number of Pages280
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3566787M
      ISBN 100754609987
      LC Control Number2002043959


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