The Greek Revolution in the Age of Revolutions (1776-1848): Reappraisals and Comparisons (Routledge Studies in Modern European History) (Hardcover)

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The Greek Revolution in the Age of Revolutions (1776-1848): Reappraisals and Comparisons (Routledge Studies in Modern European History) (Hardcover)

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The Greek Revolution in the Age of Revolutions (1776-1848) brings together twenty-one scholars and a host of original ideas, revisionist arguments, and new information to mark the bicentennial of the Greek Revolution of 1821.

The purpose of this volume is to demonstrate the significance of the Greek liberation struggle to international history, and to highlight how it was a turning point that signalled the revival of revolution in Europe after the defeat of the French Revolution in 1815. It argues that the sacrifices of rebellious Greeks paved the way for other resistance movements in European politics, culminating in the 'spring of European peoples' in 1848. Richly researched and innovative in approach, this volume also considers the diplomatic and transnational aspects of the insurrection, and examines hitherto unexplored dimensions of revolutionary change in the Greek world.

This book will appeal to scholars and students of the Age of Revolution, as well as those interested in comparative and transnational history, political theory and constitutional law.

Paschalis M. Kitromilides is Professor Emeritus of Political Science at the University of Athens and a member of the Academy of Athens, where he holds the chair of the History of Political Thought.

Product Details ISBN: 9780367471835
ISBN-10: 0367471833
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: September 10th, 2021
Pages: 270
Language: English
Series: Routledge Studies in Modern European History