The Greeks and the British in the Levant, 1800-1960s: by Anastasia Yiangou,George Kazamias,Robert Holland

By Anastasia Yiangou,George Kazamias,Robert Holland


This e-book explores the idea that of ‘the Levant’ as an element of the neighborhood and foreign approach in the course of the age of imperialism. At its middle is a spotlight at the adventure of Greek-speaking societies and, particularly, the self reliant country of Greece that got here into life in 1830. A key sub-theme working during the account is the Anglo-Hellenic connection stemming from an improved British presence within the japanese Mediterranean from the 1830s and 1840s, and specifically its courting to the Greek polity. inside this framework the emergence of the belief of ‘Greater Greece’ is built-in into the narrative, together with its neighborhood reverberations and ethnic tensions. different contributions learn exchange and finance, gender matters, colonialism and the certain event of Cyprus.



The center of the amount offers centrally with 3 interlocking topics: modernity, nationalism and trans-nationalism. finally those forces have been to turn out at odds with the anomaly and elite buildings that characterised the Levant in its nineteenth-century heyday. The publication analyses the evolution, and extending definition from the overdue Fifties, of Greece’s glossy eu identification, whereas taking into consideration the magnetic strength of different relationships and local hyperlinks. This remedy connects with the alternatives and dilemmas dealing with Greece and its surrounding sector, which modern crises normally throw into reduction. it will likely be of curiosity either to specialized historians and scholars of present affairs trying to comprehend the wider old context.

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